Are you responsible for universal, safe, sufficient, affordable & equitable water services?

by Johanna Koehler, University of Oxford, re-posted from REACH The answer to this question was mixed by the policymakers across all 47 water ministries of the first devolved county governments in Kenya. Political, socioclimatic and spatial factors influence to what degree county policymakers assume responsibility for the water service mandate. A new article published in Geoforum presents novel … Continue reading Are you responsible for universal, safe, sufficient, affordable & equitable water services?

Making rights real by supporting local government heroes

re-posted from: http://www.wateraid.org/news/blogs/2016/december/making-rights-real-by-supporting-local-government-heroes Louisa Gosling, WaterAid’s Quality Programmes Manager, introduces a guide to using the status of water and sanitation as human rights to drive progress on the ground, and explains how marketing strategies can help us reach our target audiences. The UN officially recognised the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation in 2010. … Continue reading Making rights real by supporting local government heroes

E-DISCUSSION ANNOUNCEMENT: Local government and rural water services

Les autorités locales et la pérennisation des services d'eau en zones rurales El gobierno local y los servicios sostenibles de agua en zonas rurales Sign up now: dgroups.org/RWSN/sustainable_services_rwsn The Rural Water Supply Network would like to invite you to participate in the E-discussion (27 April - 22 May 2015) • What are the roles and … Continue reading E-DISCUSSION ANNOUNCEMENT: Local government and rural water services