Roll out of technology applicability tool in Tanzania to assure sustainable WASH services

Lack of proper operation and maintenance (O&M), lack of participatory planning procedures, lack of flexibility to apply different management models for water supplies and inappropriate technology choices are among key issues identified which hindered sustainable WASH services during the Water Sanitation Development Plan (WSDP) Tanzania. The results of the national water point mapping clearly highlights … Continue reading Roll out of technology applicability tool in Tanzania to assure sustainable WASH services

How to make Self–supply more tangible?

As part of the celebration of the World Water Day 2015 the rural water sector in Ethiopia organized a 3-day event on Self-supply (19th - 21st March) including a trade fair for producers of Self-supply technology and a 2-day seminar with inputs from international and national speakers. The fair hosted more than 20 local suppliers … Continue reading How to make Self–supply more tangible?

My Water, My Business

activities as part of World Water Day 2015 events, 19-20 March 2015, Addis Ababa Sustainable development of water requires fresh thinking and new innovation. Ethiopia is pioneering new approaches in water, sanitation and hygiene (WasH) that draw upon the resources of local people, communities and entrepreneurs to further improve water security, food security and wealth. … Continue reading My Water, My Business

RWSN Events, Resources and Member News – March

MEMBER NOTICE BOARD RWSN Member and Member Organisation news, jobs, surveys & requests of for help Please note that RWSN Secretariat passes on requests for help community organisations and local NGOs in good faith but we don’t have to do thorough background checks. It is our intention is that the valid grassroots organisations can be … Continue reading RWSN Events, Resources and Member News – March

RWSN Programme News – March 2015

UPGro – Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor UPGro – Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor Knowledge Brokers: Sean Furey, Kerstin Danert, Richard Carter, Bertha Camacho UPGro – Unlocking the Potential for Groundwater for the Poor is seven year research programme that takes a social and natural science approach to enabling … Continue reading RWSN Programme News – March 2015

RWSN Theme News

Equality, Non-Discrimination and Inclusion (ENDI) Join at: dgroups.org/RWSN/equality_rwsn Theme Leaders: Louisa Gosling, WaterAid (LouisaGosling @ wateraid.org) Jane Wilbur, WaterAid (janewilbur @wateraid.org) Call for Input: Handbook on the Human Right to Water and Sanitation The special rapporteur’s handbook on realisation of the human rights has now been produced, and dissemination is on-going. Hard copy dissemination is … Continue reading RWSN Theme News

RWSN March Headlines

2015 Early Webinar Series + Rainwater Harvesting What is a webinar? It is an online presentation where you can hear a presenter, watch their slides and have the opportunity to ask questions. If you cannot attend the live event, a recording is usually posted online. RWSN has started 2015 with a series of ten webinars … Continue reading RWSN March Headlines

View from the Chair: This is the year of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)!

Dear Members, After 15 years of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) the international community is preparing itself for 15 more years of development ambitions. The MDGs were a success because indeed they worked as ambitions for countries, donors and civil society. They generated discussion on what exactly an improved water and sanitation service is, whether notions … Continue reading View from the Chair: This is the year of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)!