Webinar recording on linkages between WASH and IWRM
This Watershed webinar discusses developments on linkages between WASH and IWRM. Through the sharing of experiences, the wealth of initiatives and constructive discussions, Wetlands International and partners have been able to consolidate guidance on the IWRM and...
Published on March 24, 2020
RWSN Webinar series on Human right to water – achievable by 2030?
What are practical implications to achieve the human right to water by 2030? We will explore solutions to this question from different practical and legal angles in this series of webinars (online seminars), running every Tuesday from 14 April to 16 June 2020 in...
Published on March 19, 2020
Au Mali, l’eau est source de vie
Comment pouvez-vous aider les ONG et les citoyens du Mali à mieux défendre leurs droits en matière d’eau et d’assainissement ? Le partenariat Watershed utilise une gamme d’activités pour résoudre les causes profondes. « Vous ne pouvez pas...
Published on February 24, 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
In Mali, water is a source of life
How can you help NGOs and citizens in Mali better stand up for their rights when it comes to water and sanitation? The Watershed partnership uses a whole range of activities to solve the root causes. “You cannot stop migration or violence unless you also...
Published on February 10, 2020
She Makes Change: Running for gender equality
The global gender gap is staggering. The World Economic Forum’s 2020 report estimates it will take 99.5 years to achieve universal gender parity at the current rate. Gender equality is innately linked to sustainable development: it benefits entire economies...
Published on February 4, 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
Role of CSOs in delivering SDG 6 in Kabarole district
Civil society organisations are performing various roles in supporting local government to deliver WASH services in Kabarole district, Uganda. The Uganda Water and Environment Sector Performance Report 2018 acknowledges that “CSOs remain committed to contributing...
Published on January 14, 2020
Webinar recording on IWRM and WASH
This one hour webinar provided a useful platform for sharing and starting discussions beyond Watershed’s normal partners. It is intended to be the start of a regular series of webinars within FANSA network to strengthen capacity and enhance learning. Listen to...
Published on December 5, 2019
Vulnerable groups live a dog’s life – a feature article in Uganda’s Saturday Vision
A recent study done by IRC Uganda established that different groups of people in Uganda are marginalised from access to adequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services. The groups include women and girls, communities in hard-to-serve/reach areas, children,...
Published on November 25, 2019
Building bridges in Bhola, Bangladesh
By participating in decision making, a citizen committee helps local government budget effectively for better water and sanitation services. See the longer version of the video. Situated at the heart of the Ganges delta in Bangladesh, water is everywhere in Bhola...
Published on September 2, 2019