For Lebanon, inviting stakeholders to take part in such a process is a pioneering step. Two consultations have already been organised, the latest in April 2009. A draft list of recommendations Dialogue concluded in May with a Financing Strategy for the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector in Greater Cairo. The Strategy raised awareness among Egyptian stakeholders of the magnitude of the sector's financing deficit. The Strategy takes into account households' abilities to pay water tariffs and sets out options and alternative scenarios for bridging the fast growing financing gap.