Water Sanitation and Hygiene Budget Brief

Investing in water and sanitation for all Malawians

A little boy drinks water at a primary school in Blantyre
UNICEF/UN07432/Sebastian Rich

Highlights

This budget brief assesses the extent to which the 2017/18 National Budget contributes to improved water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for all people in Malawi. Specifically, it analyses trends, composition and equity of WASH related budget allocations. Based on this analysis, the budget brief proffers some recommendations for the 2018/19 budget with the aim of improving the quality of public spending on WASH. This budget brief is focused on the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development (MoAIWD), where majority of WASH sector resources are budgeted under.

Kosalata Banda collects water from a recently installed borehole in the village of Chikosa, Dowa District
Author
UNICEF Malawi
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Languages
English

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