Water sanitation hygiene

UN-Water GLAAS TrackFin Initiative

Guidance document summary for decision-makers

Authors:
WHO, UN-Water

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Publication details

Number of pages: 24
Publication date: 2015
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/FWC/WSH/15.23

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Overview

This document introduces the TrackFin (tracking financing) initiative—a methodology that tracks financial flows into and throughout the WASH sector. Tracking finance in this way enables a comprehensive understanding of what funding is available for which specific purposes, through what providers and funding channels. Evidence-based policy decisions can then be taken, and interventions more accurately targeted.

This summary document is aimed at decision-makers requiring an overview of the method and what it entails, with a particular focus on the benefits it offers at policy and strategy levels.