From data to decision making
This case study shows how Civil Society Organisations and local government representatives can be supported to develop skills on generating evidence to lobby for sustainable WASH and WRM and representation of their needs in village plans.
Published on June 11, 2019
Indian Drinking Water Standard Specifications
This document explains the nature and effect of various contaminants as also the new techniques for identifying and determining their concentration. The standard specifies the acceptable limits and the permissible limits in the absence of alternate drinking water...
Published on June 1, 2019
Accountability mechanisms for SDG6 in the Netherlands
This briefing paper is linked to a study on country-level accountability mechanisms in 25 countries for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6). It highlights how accountability is organised, reflects on positive experiences and provides...
Published on September 11, 2018
A loud cry for access to quality, safe water in Rwangara Parish in Kanara Sub County, Ntoroko District, Uganda
This briefing note focuses on the plight of communities in Rwangara Parish in Kanara Sub County, Ntoroko District in accessing safe drinking water. The high salinity levels in the ground water hinder access to safe drinking water in the area, although over the last...
Published on August 14, 2018
A policy proposal for integrating WASH and water resources management in the Kajiado Water Policy 2018
Kajiado County (Kenya) is in the process of reviewing its Water Policy, which still exists in draft form. The draft policy has WASH and water resources and ecosystem management integration gaps, like the inadequate coordination and consultation between the...
Published on July 5, 2018
National accountability mechanisms for SDG 6 in Kenya
In November 2017, Watershed – Empowering Citizens programme in Kenya in partnership with End Water Poverty (EWP) carried out a study that looked into the nature of existing accountability mechanisms at the national level aiming at strengthening citizens engagement...
Published on July 5, 2018
Capacity building for Civil Society Organisations: Reflections from Watershed Uganda work package
This briefing paper summarises the capacity building initiatives and experiences from the Watershed Uganda work package throughout the first year of implementation. The purpose is to share some lessons and pointers for improvement in CSO capacity building for...
Published on June 4, 2018
Global Review of National Accountability Mechanisms for SDG 6
This study was led by Civil Society Organisations in 27 countries under the umbrella of End Water Poverty, Watershed empowering citizens Consortium, Coalition Eau and WSSCC. It investigated the nature of the existing accountability mechanisms at national level, the...
Published on March 19, 2018
Strengthening the capacity of civil society organisations to influence policy and achieve SDG 6
Watershed empowering citizens is a strategic partnership of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, IRC, Simavi, Wetlands International and Akvo. This brief document shares the work and direction of the partnership.
Published on March 15, 2018
Accountability in WASH: A Reference Guide for Programming
The Reference Guide for Programming contains guidance on existing mechanisms promoting accountability, illustrated by examples of how they are currently being operationalized in different contexts. The aim of the document is to provide External Support Agencies with...
Published on November 2, 2016