WASH Post Budget Policy Brief 2022


The budgetary allocations under safely managed sanitation, environment and capacity-building show a surprising decline in the WASH allocation under the Annual Development Programme (ADP) budget FY22-23 in the proposed National Budget that will slow down the country’s effort to achieving SDGs targets by 2030.

The proposed budget of FY2022-23 finds an upward trend in allocation in haor and hilly regions. This spirit should be scaled up in coastal and char lands to ensure no one is left behind. Proper attention in selecting Annual Development Programme projects and the need to reduce the WASH allocation gap across rural and hard-to-reach areas is vital for development. The current budget falls short in addressing emerging challenges in the remote areas of marginalised communities is also identified.

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