Watershed-empowering citizens Launching programme Bangladesh
Watershed – Empowering Citizens, a five year long policy and advocacy strengthening programme, was launched today in Dhaka. The progamme aims to improve governance for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and integrated water resource management (IWRM) through...
Published on March 28, 2017
Citizens’ engagement required in water resource management
Speakers at the launching programme of the project on water and sanitation management, ‘Watershed: Empowering Citizens’. Bangladesh has made significant achievements in the sectors of water and sanitation, but proper management of the source of the water is...
Published on March 28, 2017
Strong Civil Society Needed To Improve Governance In The WASH Sector In Ghana
The issue of governance has become fundamental in every human endeavor. Governance permeates every societal fabric including corporate institutions, nation building and the provision of essential social services such as WASH services. It was therefore no wonder that...
Published on February 23, 2017
Civil Society Organisations urged to partner government – WASH
Accra, Feb 17, GNA – Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have been urged to partner government for collective action towards achieving Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A statement issued by IRC, an international...
Published on February 20, 2017
Watershed – Empowering Citizens! in Mali
In six countries including Mali, IRC is working to ensure the people’s voice is heard in the context of monitoring and advocacy around sustainable public water and sanitation services. From 20 to 22 December 2016 a workshop was held in Bamako to prepare for...
Published on January 28, 2017
Empowering citizens: challenges and successes starting Watershed
“Watershed is not a stand-alone agency. It is part of a broader strategy. So we need to use our current structures for capacity building in a broader sense.” – Samson Shivaji (KWASNET, Kenya) From 9 to 11 November 2016, the Watershed –...
Published on November 30, 2016
Upcoming: Mole XXVII Conference in Ghana
From 21-24 November 2016 the Mole XXVII Conference in Ghana takes at Aqua Safari, Big Ada in Ghana. The Mole Conference is one of the biggest multi-stakeholder annual platforms in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector in Ghana. The conference is organised...
Published on November 8, 2016
Watershed – looking ahead
In the first nine months of the strategic partnership Watershed – empowering citizens context analysis and stakeholder and factor analyses have been carried out. These analyses will give direction to the partnership’s activities for the coming months. Goals...
Published on October 17, 2016
Video interview with IRC’s regional WASH advisor Martin Wasisi
Martin Wasisi is the regional Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) advisor of IRC in the Rwenizori region in Kabarole District, Uganda. In this interview Martin talks about the WASH and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) issues that have been considered to...
Published on September 6, 2016
Watershed launched at Stockholm World Water Week
On 31 August 2016, a Watershed launch event took place at the Stockholm World Water Week (#watershed #WWWeek). “We need to move the needle faster”, said Watershed programme director Catarina Fonseca (IRC) (right on photo). “We are not doing enough to reach...
Published on September 2, 2016
Launch Watershed: empowering citizens
During the World Water Week 2016 in Stockholm, Simavi, IRC, Akvo and Wetlands International will launch the Watershed programme. In this strategic partnership with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, we have joined hands to increase the sustainability of water,...
Published on August 26, 2016
Watershed Ghana partnership for CSO advocacy and lobby launched
By Abubakari M. S. Wumbei (Senior Communications Officer, IRC Ghana). 08 August 2016. During the launch of Watershed – empowering citizens in Ghana partners and interested parties confirmed their commitment to ensure sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene...
Published on August 12, 2016