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Water sector strategy

This document provides the German Ministry for Development Cooperation (BMZ) strategy for its sector support programme. It is
based on Germany's commitment to the UN Millenium Declaration and Development Goals (MDG). The strategy is binding for
German development cooperation (DC) in the water sector. It relates to the entire water sector and associated fields and differs
from the Water Concept adopted by the BMZ in 1996, which focused on water supply and sanitation. It illustrates how development cooperation in the water sector can make the best possible contribution to development policy objectives and offers conceptual guidelines for his process. Development cooperation in other sectors must also comply with the present Sector Strategy if it relates to or has a bearing on water issues.

TitleWater sector strategy
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsKipping, M., Doelle, K., Bentlage, A.
Pagination27 p. : boxes
Date Published2006-09-01
PublisherGermany, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Place PublishedBerlin, Germany
Keywordsdevelopment workers, funding agencies, how to, integrated approach, millennium development goals, policies, sdipol, strategy, water resources, water resources management, water, sanitation and hygiene [WASH]
Abstract

This document provides the German Ministry for Development Cooperation (BMZ) strategy for its sector support programme. It is
based on Germany's commitment to the UN Millenium Declaration and Development Goals (MDG). The strategy is binding for
German development cooperation (DC) in the water sector. It relates to the entire water sector and associated fields and differs
from the Water Concept adopted by the BMZ in 1996, which focused on water supply and sanitation. It illustrates how development cooperation in the water sector can make the best possible contribution to development policy objectives and offers conceptual guidelines for his process. Development cooperation in other sectors must also comply with the present Sector Strategy if it relates to or has a bearing on water issues.

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