BMZ Water Strategy - A key contribution to implementing the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) (2017)

Published in: 2017
Pages: 28

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)


Water and sanitation are key to implementing Agenda 2030 and the Paris climate agreement. The new water strategy of the Fed-eral Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) accounts for the importance of water in these global agreements. In the strategy, BMZ commits to contributing to creating a new dynamic in the sector necessary to reach SDG 6 and other water-related targets. Therefore, the ministry commits to expand its en-gagement in WASH, wastewater as well as climate sensitive wa-ter resources management (WRM). BMZ aims to expand its activi-ties in water security by one third.

Content - Summary

The strategy paper explains the BMZ's objectives, serves as a basis for official development cooperation activities in the water sector and defines solutions for these objectives. It thus provides the basis inter alia for country strategies, political dialogue with partners and other donors, and the work of our official implementing organisations. When development cooperation in other sectors touches on water issues, the activities in question must also be aligned with this sector strategy.

Bibliographic information

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) (2017). BMZ Water Strategy - A key contribution to implementing the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement.

Filter tags

English Europe, Caucasus & Central Asia Guidelines and manuals SFD General Library Water (irrigation, process, other)


BMZ Water Strategy 08-2017

Format: pdf file
Size: 0.28 MB

BMZ Water Strategy 08-2017 (Short Version)

Format: pdf file
Size: 0.39 MB

Document de stratégie du BMZ relative à l’eau (FR)

Format: pdf file
Size: 2.2 MB

Share this page on    

Follow us on    

SuSanA Partners  currently 327 partners

Sanitation events

SuSanA newsmail

Stay informed about the activities of SuSanA and its partners. The SuSanA newsmail is sent out around four times per year. It contains information about news, events, new partners, projects, discussions and publications of the SuSanA network.

Subscribe to newsmail »

Latest tweets mentioning SuSanA

Tweets mentioning SuSanA »

25th SuSanA Meeting in Brasilia!

We are happy to announce that the 25th SuSanA meeting will take place prior to the World Water Forum in Brasilia, Brazil and is tentatively scheduled on 17th March 2017. Book your calenders!  SuSanA encourages and welcomes interested organisations and sanitation enthusiasts from Latin America and beyond to get in touch with the SuSanA Secretariat (!

More information can be found on the meeting page »

SuSanA meetings





Resources and publications

Our library has more than 2300 publications, factsheets, presentations, drawings etc. from many different organisations. It continues to grow thanks to the contributions from our partners.

Add item to library »

The three links below take you to special groups of items in the library for more convenient access:


The project database contains nearly 400 sanitation projects of many different organizations dealing with research, implementation, advocacy, capacity development etc. Advanced filtering functions and a global map are also available. Information on how and why this database was created is here.

People working for SuSanA partners can add their own projects through their partner profile page. You might need your SuSanA login upgraded for this purpose. Please contact us if you would like to add a project.

Trainings, conference and events materials

Missed important conferences or courses? Catch up by using their materials for self study. These materials have been kindly provided by SuSanA partners.

Regional chapters

Use the map or the search tool to access the most relevant information and knowledge products for your region or country. This includes relevant resources, events, partners or projects.

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs), excreta flow diagrams

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs) help to visualize excreta management in urban settings. Access SFDs and more through the SFD Portal.




Discussion forum

Share knowledge, exchange experiences, discuss challenges, make announcements, ask questions and more. Hint: Your discussion forum login is the same as your SuSanA login. More about the forum's philosophy »

Integrated content

We are hosting content from some other communities of practice and information-sharing portals. This section also provides a link to SuSanA's Sanitation Wikipedia initiative.

Suggest content to add »

SuSanA partners

Learn more about current SuSanA partners, and sign up to become a partner organisation (if your organisation is eligible). This way you can show your support for SuSanA's vision and fully utilise the platform's functionalities. See FAQs for more details.

Apply to become a partner »

Individual membership

Register as an individual member of SuSanA free of charge. As a member you can interact with thousands of sanitation enthusiasts on the discussion forum.  You can also get engaged in one of our 13 working groups and our regional chapters. Our FAQs explain the benefits further.

By getting a SuSanA login you can fully participate in the SuSanA community!

Register as a member


Forgot your password?