Multinational - Support for the Establishment of a Monitoring and Reporting System - Phase II

Project Summary

Approval Date 05 Feb 2020
Signature Date 24 Apr 2020
Planned Completion Date 30 Mar 2023
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2023
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14010
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 521,069.63
Status Completion

Project General Description

This project is fully aligned with the AWF Strategy 2017- 2025 and contributes to the strategic objective of project preparation that optimises multipurpose water resources development and use. It aims to support and strengthen monitoring capacity and decision-making processes at national, sub-regional and continental levels in the water and sanitation sector. The individual Governments of the 54 countries will benefit from the capacity to monitor progress of water resources development in its entirety and the annual reports that will permit informed decision as well as sharing of information with other governments and regional and international organisations. The AU and AMCOW will be able to promote, coordinate and follow-up implementation of the Sharm El Sheikh Commitments at regional, sub-regional and national levels. The outcomes of the project are (i) Quality reporting on state of water & sanitation in Africa to African Heads of State at AU Summits improved (ii) Systems for data monitoring and reporting at national, sub-regional and continental levels including AMCOW Secretariat and RECs strengthened. The project consists of three main components: (i) strengthen the Pan African Water & Sanitation Monitoring & Reporting System; (ii) Capacity Enhancement of Stakeholders; (iii) Project Management and Reporting. The project will be implemented by AMCOW over a period of 24 months through a project team with specialised technical assistance. The total project cost is estimated at Euro € 1,148,450.

Project Objectives

The objective of the project is to support and strengthen the decision-making processes at national, sub regional and continental level in the water and sanitation sector in Africa. The project will enable AMCOW member countries and AMCOW Secretariat to build and strengthen capacity to improve the quality of the data collected and prepare the annual report to the AU.


The direct beneficiaries of the project are the AU Heads of State and Governments who will be provided with annual reports to enable them to review progress and take collective decisions of short to long-term implications. Other direct beneficiaries include regional organisations such as the AfDB, River Basin Organisations (RBOs), Regional Economic Communities (RECs), International Organisations such as the United Nations and allied institutions, the World Bank, NGOs active in Africa’s water sector as well as research and knowledge institutions. The ultimate beneficiaries will be the people as end users of improved water and sanitation sector in Africa due to better planning and implementation driven by good quality monitoring and evaluation system.

Participating Organization

AfricaWater Facility Fund
African Ministers' Council on Water (AM COW), Executive Secretary


IATI identifier 46002-P-Z1-EAZ-058
Other IATI identifier CA-3-A034853001
Last Update 29 Jan 2023


Contact Details


Geographic Location

Country Multinational
Coordinates Location Name
9.05735 7.48976 Abuja