Fast Facts: Adaptive Water GovernanceJun 1, 2010UNDP promotes equitable access to water resources and water and sanitation services as a fundamental requisite for human development. In a rapidly changing world, UNDP's Water Governance Programme catalyzes efforts towards the achievements of the MDGs. The document provides a brief overview of UNDP's Water Governance Programme.
UNDP WGF Issue Sheet: Water and Sanitation GovernanceAug 22, 2009As one of the UNDP Water Governance Facility at SIWI Issue Series, it notes that clean water, sanitation and hygiene is a proven cost-effective investment that will reduce health budget spending and increases economic productivity and education level. It presents challenges in water and sanitation governance and introduces WGF's activities and UNDP GoAL WaSH programme.
Training Programme: Integrity and Accountability in WaterAug 11, 2009Integrity and accountability are critical to good governance of water resources and services. The programme pursues the goal of building capacity on participants to recognize vulnerable areas and provide tools to increase transparency and accountability.
A Success Story: Kenya - Bondo villagers preserve water as a human rightApr 26, 2010A project to enhance water governance using a "Human Rights Based Approach", funded by UNDP Kenya and by the UNDP Water Governance Facility at the Stockholm International Water Institute, was piloted in the Nyanza province of Kenya. The project is a success story as villagers in the region put an end to vandalism of water pipelines and started benefit-sharing discussions with water providers.
UNDP WGF Issue Sheet: Anti-Corruption in the Water SectorApr 22, 2009As one of the UNDP Water Governance Facility (WGF) at SIWI Issue Series, it notes that without the forceful inclusion of transparency in water policy reform and implementation, fair and efficient allocation of water resources and services is impossible. It introduces practical actions to reduce corruption in water services and WGF experiences.