Why water NGOs need to be prepared to handle conflict
With water-related conflicts on the rise, some say water NGOs need to get better at preventing and resolving tensions before they boil over. This piece features Frank van Weert of Wetlands International, talking about the role of NGOs in preventing water-related...
Published on December 7, 2020
Great impressions mark end of the Watershed Ghana project
Watershed Ghana partnership received good commendations at the end-of-project event hosted in Accra, Ghana on October 2, 2020. This followed a line-up of interactive presentations by the partners, who took turns to highlight the contributions of the project towards...
Published on December 2, 2020
Watershed Ghana partners host end-of-project event in Accra
A strong civil society is essential for improving water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) /and Water Resource Management (WRM) governance, which remains a challenge in achieving universal access to sustainable services. In the last 5 years, Watershed empowering...
Published on December 1, 2020
Netherlands Ambassador hails Ghana over sanitation fight
The Netherlands Ambassador to Ghana, Ron Strikker has expressed great satisfaction at the commitment shown by the Ghanaian government and civil society organizations (CSOs) to improving water and sanitation conditions in the country over the past five years....
Published on October 27, 2020
Watershed Voices of Empowerment
Strong civil society leaders share how they are fighting to bring safe water and sanitation to their communities. For the past five years, the Watershed empowering citizens programme has proudly been championing the voice of civil society. It’s been guided by...
Published on October 7, 2020
Samenwerken voor succesvol waterbeheer
Door slechte verantwoording en langs elkaar heen werkende stakeholders in de watersector kampte de Ugandese Albert Water Management Zone – een bestuurs-unit van het Ministerie van Water en Milieu – jarenlang met slechte resultaten. Maar nu overheidsinstanties,...
Published on September 28, 2020
Collaborative efforts for successful water management
Limited levels of accountability and duplication of activities by water actors led to suboptimal results in the Albert Water Management Zone for years. This trend has now been broken as government bodies, NGOs, CSOs, communities and private sector players have...
Published on September 28, 2020
DORP is reaching out to the unreached with hand-made face masks
As washing hands with soap and clean water is vital in the fight against COVID-19, government must provide continuous access to sufficient water to their populations living in the most vulnerable conditions. The Government of Bangladesh also promulgated that...
Published on July 8, 2020
As of 6 May 2020 Watershed is organising a series of dialogues on Facebook. We will host discussions on the linkages between water management and drinking water and sanitation across the globe. Here, you can check out different aspects of drinking water, sanitation,...
Published on May 7, 2020
Wottazela radio campaign in Kabarole district, Uganda
The Wottazela radio campaign in Fort Portal, Kabarole district in Uganda was run in collaboration with HEWASA, Simavi, IRC and Radio Jubilee. The campaign raised awareness and collected feedback about governance and the management of WASH services and water...
Published on February 6, 2020
Water resources management: a governance challenge in Uganda
This video records a meeting organised on 1 August 2019 by Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network (UWASNET) and IRC Uganda, to inform parliamentarians about the Watershed empowering citizens programme, discuss key issues in WASH and IWRM, and make recommendations...
Published on January 30, 2020