Helping Indian CSOs do budget tracking
Comprehending fund flows and their impact on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) service delivery is critical and necessary. Adequate and appropriate budgets are necessary to ensure that international and national WASH commitments are met. Budget analysis is also...
Published on August 25, 2020
Towards sustainable services: through holistic planning and strengthened implementation
Holistic planning is an absolute must to ensure sustainable services. Therefore, for sustainable water and sanitation services, it is important to plan for water supply and toilet construction, as well as water security, and solid and liquid waste management. This...
Published on April 15, 2020
Accountability and transparency of village councils need improving
A Watershed India workshop looked into the role of the Gram Panchayat (village council) in WASH budget tracking. The 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act (CAA) of 1992 created Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRI) as institutions of local self-governance in India. The Act...
Published on February 12, 2020
Advocating for sustainable WASH Finance: collecting evidence in India
Focusing on budget allocations and expenditures by national, state and district authorities for Odisha State and Ganjam District (India). In the Watershed programme we support civil society organisations to advocate for the implementation of the human right to...
Published on July 12, 2017