The Politics of Water 3: Area Mechanics in Malawi

by Naomi Oates, re-posted from University of Sheffield Competing narratives surround the role of ‘area mechanics’ in Malawi In November 2017 I started my ‘politics of water’ blog as an outlet to share experiences and findings from my research in rural Malawi on water governance and service sustainability. The first instalment describes my initial impressions of Balaka … Continue reading The Politics of Water 3: Area Mechanics in Malawi

Pipe dream or possible: Reaching the furthest behind first in WASH sector?

By Sara Ahrari (Simavi) RWSN Theme Leader for the Leave no one behind Theme. Simavi’s Programme Manager, Sara Ahrari, moderated a side event during the UNC Water and Health Conference on 1 November 2018. This event was convened by Simavi, Wateraid, Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN),London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and World Vision (WV). The purpose of … Continue reading Pipe dream or possible: Reaching the furthest behind first in WASH sector?

RWSN at the UNC Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy

The Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by the Water Institute at the University of North Carolina (UNC), is one of the most important conferences for WaSH professionals. This year the conference has not only explored the interactions between drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene, water resources and public health, but put also a strong emphasis on rural water supply in developing countries. Researchers, practitioners and policy-makers had the chance to present and lively debate

Webinar 6 Nov: Data for Sustainable Rural Water Supply

Save the date!! 6th November – Rural Water Supply Network Webinar on Rural water Asset management and how it contributes to increase sustainability of services! Register https://goo.gl/wZhTsH and you will receive invite with log-in details. We will hear experiences and lessons from Rwanda by Agenda4Change partners where Asset inventory is used to support local government … Continue reading Webinar 6 Nov: Data for Sustainable Rural Water Supply

Governments asked to accelerate access to water and sanitation security for Africa

by Isaiah Esipisu at the 7th Africa Water Week, Gabon Water experts, policy makers, government representatives, UN agencies, donors and nongovernmental organisations kicked off the celebration of the seventh edition of the Africa Water Week in Libreville city of Gabon on 29th October 2018, calling on African governments to reflect on achievements made so far … Continue reading Governments asked to accelerate access to water and sanitation security for Africa

Introducing Justine Olweny : a Ugandan WASH entrepreneur and resource centre founder

My name is Justine Olweny, and this is my story: Where I came from: Being born to a water engineer and a teacher in a town in Northern Uganda strategically molded me for who I am today. At 12 years old I was practicing and solving problems using a Pentium II computer desktop. I undertook … Continue reading Introducing Justine Olweny : a Ugandan WASH entrepreneur and resource centre founder

:: REGISTER NOW :: RWSN Webinar Series Oct/Nov

We delighted to announce the next RWSN webinar series, which will take place each Tuesday from 9 October onwards. Please register at – https://goo.gl/wZhTsH Follow the link below to sign up for any or all of the weekly RWSN webinars below [9 Oct] Taking stock of solar pumping for domestic water supply – O&M in … Continue reading :: REGISTER NOW :: RWSN Webinar Series Oct/Nov