Title

Development aid and access to water and sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Salami, AO, Stampini, M, Kamara, AB, Sullivan, CA & Namara, R 2014, 'Development aid and access to water and sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa', Water International, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 294-314.

Published version available from:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2013.876570

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

This paper compares countries’ performance in the water and sanitation sector and analyzes how effectively they used the development aid targeted for this sector. These analyses are validated by presentation of the water and sanitation situation of four case-study countries: Kenya, Madagascar, Burkina Faso and Uganda. The paper also utilizes the innovative Watsan Index of Development Effectiveness, which compares drivers of progress with results achieved and ranks African countries by the level of outcome obtained per unit of available input in the four case-study countries.