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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
UWASNET documentary calls for safe water during COVID-19
With support from its members, UWASNET has contributed to raising awareness to clean water to beat COVID-19. As part of its advocacy efforts, a number of initiatives have been planned and accomplished. They have, for example, developed a mini advocacy documentary...
Published on May 19, 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
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
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
Rehabilitating River Mpanga in Uganda
Local communities, CSOs, and government work together to pilot new agricultural activities, which don’t harm a vital source of water. See the longer version of the video. Fears over the health of River Mpanga have been alleviated as efforts of improved water...
Published on September 2, 2019
Regional Water and Environment Week in the Albertine Region, Fort Portal, 2019
Mpanga event during the Regional Water and Environment Week in the Albertine Region, Fort Portal, Uganda from 11 – 15 March 2019. The Mpanga catchment spreads across five districts and its water is used for domestic, agricultural and industrial purposes. Under...
Published on March 30, 2019
Civil society joint effort with local stakeholders to save river Mpanga
The Watershed consortium led by IRC presented the efforts to strengthen the voice of CSOs and NGOs to improve Water Resources Management around the river Mpanga in Uganda. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs organises an annual learning conference that brings...
Published on February 14, 2019
Sanitation: leaders walk the talk
This is a story of transformation in Kijura Town Council, Uganda. Political leaders decided to lead the process of improving sanitation at household level. This followed a water quality assessment in July 2017, which found that 80% of sampled water sources in...
Published on October 22, 2018