The water and sanitation monitoring platform (WSMP) is the name of an ACP-EU Water facility-funded project managed by UNICEF, which is being implemented in Ghana, Mozambique and Nigeria. The project concerns the establishment and operation of national water and sanitation sector monitoring platforms in these countries.
The WSMP comprises of nationally established platforms, which work with national sector stakeholders to generate and disseminate sector specific data and information.
The WSMP website, managed by WEDC, is primarily a portal to direct users to country-level WSMP websites and blogs. This website gives an overview of the project and will host details of news and accomplishments of the respective WSMP platforms. At present [07 May 2009] the Ghana web site is the only country-level website with content.
The WSMP platforms – Ghana, Mozambique and Nigeria will be present at this year’s WEDC International Conference to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 18-22 May 2009.
A paper: ‘Making use of available water and sanitation data through independent monitoring programmes’ will be presented by Yaw Sarkodie, team leader of the Ghana Platform on Monday 18 May at 14.00 in Room E.
On Thursday 21st May, the WSMP will host a side-event to be held between 17.30 and 19.15 at the conference venue.