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
Akvo trackday 2016
Are you curious about the latest trends in data collection and analysis? Would you like to know more about where the development aid sector is heading? It’s clear that data is playing an increasingly important role in programme design, implementation and...
Published on June 19, 2016