Strengthening Water Sector Monitoring and Evaluation

Project Summary

Approval Date 28 Jan 2010
Signature Date 14 May 2010
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2013
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2014
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14010
Commitment U.A 1,667,341.58
Status Completion

Project General Description

Strengthening Water Sector Monitoring and Evaluation project was initiated following the recognition by the government of Malawi that information and knowledge systems and monitoring and evaluation systems were inadequate in the country and most of the time neglected. The projet is aimed at ensuring that an efficient and effective system for monitoring and evaluation of the water sector is established to provide reliable and timely data and information needed for planning and management across the country. It costs is EUR 2.2 million with AWF contributing EUR 1.9 million and Government of Malawi contributions of EUR 0.3 million in staff time. The differents components of the project are: (i) Planning, (i) Water Resources; (iii) Water Supply Services, (iv) Sanitation, (v) Irrigation.

Project Objectives

The objective of the project is to ensure the availability of reliable data and information in the water sector to track the achievement of development targets, policies, programmes and projects and to facilitate decision making in planning and managing the sector.


Primary beneficiaries at the project impact level will be the poor: the underserved rural and peri-urban populations. Others beneficiaries are Sector managers and institutions at central, regional and district levels of Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development and local government; and Partners such as Ministry of ealth Households and communities. Other partners that will benefit from availability of data and information are the Ministries of Health, Environmental Affairs, Development Planning and Cooperation, Finance and Local Government and Rural Development.

Participating Organization

AfricaWater Facility Fund
Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development


IATI identifier 46002-P-MW-EAZ-001
Last Update 15 Apr 2021


Contact Details

Name MSHAM Hawa Sekela

Geographic Location

Country Malawi