Briefing Papers

Synthesis note: Tracing the Journey of the Development of the National Sanitation Management Policy in Kenya

PEC-Advocacy

This synthesis note summarizes the process taken in developing the National Sanitation Management Policy (NSMP) in Kenya. It provides a brief background of how the process unfolded, describes the policy windows that were present at the time of the development of the policy, and assesses how a group of sector stakeholders led by the Kenyan government worked together to develop the NSMP. Lessons are drawn on what future policy processes could borrow – given that Kenya is the first African country to develop a National Sanitation Management Policy based on the African Sanitation Policy Guidelines developed by the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW).

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