WASH in Africa: From commitment to action
By Lydia Mirembe (IRC Uganda) Civil Society Organisations in the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector have called upon the African Ministerial Council on Water (AMCOW) to take action to ensure universal access to sustainable services, leaving no one behind....
Published on July 28, 2016
Africa’s Civil Society agree to support implementation of SDG6 and N’gor Declaration
A blog co-authored by Roel Blesgraaf (Simavi), Jane Nabunnya Mulumba (IRC Uganda) and Elynn Walter (IRC) On Saturday, July 16, more than 100 representatives of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) shared ideas and experiences and agreed to work with AMCOW and the...
Published on July 20, 2016
Africa Water Week; a growing interest in integrated approaches to water.
Blog by Tabitha Gerrets (Akvo) The 6th Africa Water Week (AWW) has officially kicked off today in Dar es Salam, Tanzania, and attracted about 800-1000 visitors on its first day. In total over 2000 people registered, nearly equalling it in size to the Stockholm World...
Published on July 19, 2016
Pathways to change : empowering citizens
In seven countries, Watershed partners have met to develop “theories of change” (ToCs) for capacity building in lobbying and advocacy. Teams in Kenya, Uganda, Mali, Ghana, Bangladesh and India developed national ToCs, while teams in Amsterdam/The Hague developed...
Published on July 15, 2016