DecentralisedCooperation as an alternative model for financing water and sanitation:Eau Vive’sexperience in Burkina Faso <...
Contents<br />Context  - France and Burkina Faso<br />What is decentralised cooperation?<br />The OudinSantini Law<br />Bu...
Context: DecentralisedCooperation<br />After WWII, twinning to rebuild relations<br />After independence in Africa, twinni...
Context: Burkina Faso<br />Decentralisation context – laws governing water management<br />PN-AEPA: national framework for...
PASEP: Improving Water Services in 9 Communes of Burkina Faso<br /><ul><li>Water supply networks: poor technical and finan...
Local authorities: lack of skills and capacities to manage services</li></ul>SEDIF and Reims Métropole – more than just fi...
PASEP: Implementation<br />Creation of Communal Water Commissions as a consultative body and to represent all stakeholders...
PASEP: Results<br />Local authorities – real capacity to manage water supply service<br />Local stakeholders – better appr...
PASEP: Scaling up<br />Focus on urban areas, local authorities want to scale up to cover rural areas<br />Commune of Zorgh...
Similar scaling up initiatives are currently running</li></li></ul><li>PASEP: Scaling up<br />Lessons learned from project...
DecentralisedCooperation : Sustainability and scaling up<br />POTENTIAL FOR SUSTAINABLE SERVICE DELIVERY<br />Strong and l...
DecentralisedCooperation : Sustainability and scaling up<br />POTENTIAL FOR SCALING UP<br />Existing partnerships: relatio...
Thankyou for your attentionJuste Hermann NANSI<br />For more information:<br />www.pseau.org<br />www.eau-vive.org<br />ww...
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Session Finance 4b - Juste Nansi eau-vive

  1. 1. DecentralisedCooperation as an alternative model for financing water and sanitation:Eau Vive’sexperience in Burkina Faso <br />IRC International Symposium on SustainableRural Water ServicesFinancingSustainabilityKampala, 13-15 April 2010<br />
  2. 2. Contents<br />Context - France and Burkina Faso<br />What is decentralised cooperation?<br />The OudinSantini Law<br />Burkina Faso<br />PASEP – Programme to improve water services<br />Introduction<br />Implementation<br />Results<br />Scaling up<br />Decentralised Cooperation<br />Sustainability and Scaling-up<br />
  3. 3. Context: DecentralisedCooperation<br />After WWII, twinning to rebuild relations<br />After independence in Africa, twinning for cultural exchange and development<br />Decentralisation and law of 1992 – Official framework for decentralised cooperation<br />Features of Decentralised Cooperation projects in brief:<br />Builds lasting ties – strong relationships of trust built over more than 20 years<br />Exchange of experience, sharing of skills, building of capacities –not just financing<br /><ul><li>OudinSantini Law, 2005 – focus on Water and Sanitation</li></li></ul><li>Context: Oudin Santini Law – 1% for Solidarity<br />Local Authorities : WatSan budget<br />International WatSan development actions<br />1%<br />Water Agencies and Public water syndicats: Operating budget<br />Decentralised cooperation partnership<br />Local Authority in Burkina Faso<br />Local Authority in France<br />General Budget for cooperation<br />Local contribution<br />Up to 1% of WatSan Budget<br />WatSan Project<br />Water Agency (up to 1%)<br />Public water syndicat (up to 1%)<br />
  4. 4. Context: Burkina Faso<br />Decentralisation context – laws governing water management<br />PN-AEPA: national framework for reaching MDG for Watsan<br />Local authorities are responsible for water and sanitation services<br />
  5. 5. PASEP: Improving Water Services in 9 Communes of Burkina Faso<br /><ul><li>Water supply networks: poor technical and financial performances
  6. 6. Local authorities: lack of skills and capacities to manage services</li></ul>SEDIF and Reims Métropole – more than just financing<br />Able to bring different perspectives and approaches<br />Reims Métropole manages its own public water supply services<br />Local authorities within SEDIF contract with a private operator<br />Experience with water management realities<br />Flexibility in project planning<br />Responsibility for water lies with the local authorities (Fr and BF)<br />Sharing of experience and expertise for equivalent roles and responsibilities – both governance and technical aspects<br />ONEA - Technical expertise as national operator and project partner<br />Eau Vive and CIEDEL - Technical expertise, understanding of both contexts for facilitation and implementation<br />
  7. 7. PASEP: Implementation<br />Creation of Communal Water Commissions as a consultative body and to represent all stakeholders<br />Visits, training and exchanges on water supply service issues<br />Infrastructure investments to strengthen network capacities<br />
  8. 8. PASEP: Results<br />Local authorities – real capacity to manage water supply service<br />Local stakeholders – better appropriation of issues and improved dialogue <br />French partners – better understanding of local water service issues (at political, financial and social levels)<br />Water supply networks – financially viable<br />Future prospects – Opportunities to scale up actions<br />
  9. 9. PASEP: Scaling up<br />Focus on urban areas, local authorities want to scale up to cover rural areas<br />Commune of Zorgho chose to seek financing by contacting French twinning partners.<br /><ul><li>Project of €450 000 currently being set up thanks to decentralised cooperation financing mechanism
  10. 10. Similar scaling up initiatives are currently running</li></li></ul><li>PASEP: Scaling up<br />Lessons learned from project implementation are being used to design further training sessions to build local authorities’ capacities in water supply service management<br />30 local authorities from Bam region in Burkina Faso trained thanks to their French partners (Seine-Normandy Water Agency - AESN) <br />Similar training initiatives are currently running<br />
  11. 11. DecentralisedCooperation : Sustainability and scaling up<br />POTENTIAL FOR SUSTAINABLE SERVICE DELIVERY<br />Strong and lasting ties - relationship and trust built by working together:<br />Helps ensure continued financial support <br />Potential to shift focus from a project approach to on-going service support<br />Sharing of experiences and capacity building:<br />Helps to ensure technical sustainability<br />Stable source of financing for water – potentially up to 1% of resource consumption in France<br />
  12. 12. DecentralisedCooperation : Sustainability and scaling up<br />POTENTIAL FOR SCALING UP<br />Existing partnerships: relationship of trust already in place that can be built on<br />Expand actions together<br />Mobilise further partners <br />Bring in other local authorities who wish to get involved in decentralised cooperation<br />Potential of the OudinSantini Law<br />Favourable institutional context<br />Historical context<br />Legislative framework for decentralised cooperation<br />Equivalence of responsibilities at local authority level<br />
  13. 13. Thankyou for your attentionJuste Hermann NANSI<br />For more information:<br />www.pseau.org<br />www.eau-vive.org<br />www.ciedel.org<br />

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