Improving water resource management decision making through application of Geo-data in Kenya: The case of Kajiado County
Kenya is a chronically water scarce country. This means that the demand for water is greater than the renewable freshwater resources that the country can access. In order to implement the ambitious national socio-economic development strategy in Kenya’s Vision...
Published on August 19, 2020
Coaching manual for gender and inclusion in advocacy for IWRM, WASH, epidemics and disaster management in rural areas
This coaching manual is based on GWA’s experience with coaching the CSOs in Bhola. Whilst a training manual is meant for training workshops of at least 3 days, for coaching only a few hours were available, per occasion or session. The shorter the time, the more...
Published on August 11, 2020
Gender and Inclusion in WASH and IWRM
This two-pager is intended to act as a reference point for mainstreaming gender and inclusion in WASH and IWRM with an empowerment approach. The Gender and Water Alliance, being one of the authors, promotes inclusion by asking people themselves for their specific...
Published on August 4, 2020
Accountability mechanisms – a position paper
At national level, as well as in Bhola, in the southern coastal part of Bangladesh, there is currently no systematic and efficient accountability mechanism for holding the Government of Bangladesh accountable for progressing towards achieving Sustainable Development...
Published on June 4, 2020
Climbing the access ladder for safe water supply
This case study documents how, by engaging local communities in evidence generation and providing them information about their entitlements from related policies and programmes, can provide an enabling environment for prioritising and successfully articulating their...
Published on May 8, 2020
Giving rural communities voice at the table with local government: A case study in Ghana using community score card
Hope for Future Generations (HFFG) is working with rural communities in Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal Area in Western Region of Ghana; to empower citizens to do lobby and advocacy on water and sanitation. HFFG developed Community Score Card indicators with the citizens...
Published on November 6, 2019
Promoting Water Safety Planning in Kabarole District, Uganda
Following a water quality assessment which found 80% of sampled water sources to be contaminated, IRC WASH under it Watershed empowering citizens programme activities, worked with the Albert Water Management Zone to introduce and promote the Water Safety Planning...
Published on July 3, 2019
Citizen score card used in Bhola, Bangladesh
Scoring by using Citizen Scorecard in Bhola in Southern Bangladesh was a civil society initiative undertaken in October 2017 to evaluate government WASH and IWRM services in terms of efficiency and accountability. Citizen Scorecard is an influential tool to...
Published on June 18, 2019
WASH and IWRM: Experience of Bangladesh
DORP is implementing the Watershed program at Bhola where the issues are very relevant. Bhola, a coastal district, is basically an island. It is a hard to reach area combination of both rural and urban. Many chars (marshy land) are also under the district’s...
Published on June 18, 2019