This week 250 practitioners and policy makers from the Uganda Water and Environment sector met for 3 days during the annual Joint Sector Review Meeting. In my previous blog I focused on the challenge of stagnation in rural water: for the past years we haven’t seen any increase in coverage and functionality and even the spent budget for rural has remained at best at the same level over the years.
- WASHplus Weekly: Community-Led Total Sanitation December 13, 2013Issue 126 December 13, 2013 | Focus on Community-Led Total Sanitation This issue updates the May 2013 Weekly on CLTS with more recent reports and other resources. Included are presentations from a sanitation workshop in Benin, reviews of CLTS successes and shortcomings, a … Continue reading →WASHplus
- Diane Coffey – No shame in a simple pit latrine December 12, 2013No shame in a simple pit latrine - Complete article/source – Diane Coffey, RICE Institute, Dec 11 2013. Excerpts - Today I just want to take a couple of minutes to share a short story about a modest pit latrine. Amit and … Continue reading →WASHplus
- December 2013 WASH/Nutrition Literature Update December 12, 2013Below are updates on news and events from members of the USAID Community of Practice (COP) on WASH and Nutrition and links to recent studies and reports added to the WASH/Nutrition Library. Please send an email if you have a recent publication … Continue reading →WASHplus
- Bringing Design Thinking To Social Problems, Ideo.org Focuses On The People In Need December 11, 2013Bringing Design Thinking To Social Problems, Ideo.org Focuses On The People In Need | Complete article: FastCoexist, Dec 2013 | The nonprofit spin-off of the huge design firm takes on issues like sanitation and clean cook stoves from the unique … Continue reading →WASHplus
- WASHplus Weekly: Community-Led Total Sanitation December 13, 2013
- Aligning for Action to reduce diarrheal epidemic in mid western region in Nepal January 17, 2012Nepal has committed minimum 53% of the population will access to sanitation by 2015 and will achieve 100% sanitation coverage by 2017; the national average sanitation coverage is 43% in 2010. The sanitation coverage in mid region is 30.7% respectively … Continue reading →mahidul68
- Aligning for Action to reduce diarrheal epidemic in mid western region in Nepal January 17, 2012
- Purity of Islamabad water: Lacking answer, misdirection helps govt save face - The Express Tribune December 11, 2013The Express Tribune Purity of Islamabad water: Lacking answer, misdirection helps govt save face The Express Tribune State Minister for Interior Balighur Rehman said there were several new schemes including Khanpur Dam, Simli Dam, Chirah Dam and...See it on Scoop.it, via Village waterechoes
- The 'personal' factor, beyond the human factor in KM November 28, 2013"Perhaps the most useful (and seemingly counter-intuitive) measure to get KM right is not to develop a strategy or an information system – or even better: a portal!!! oh no, pleasenot another one - but first and foremost to hire the right person for the job. Someone who really ‘gets it’ and can influence the rest of the organisation, little by little. D […]echoes
- Poor Sanitation Worsens The Plight Of Kenyan Slum Dwellers - Coastweek November 28, 2013"We are used to the sight of open sewers that epitomize this place and so far no solution is in sight despite our persistent plea to local leaders to fix the problem. The dangers are real and just imagine if a child drowned in this murky waters,” a middle- aged fruit vendor, Jane Mwikali told Xinhua:".See it on Scoop.it, via Village waterechoes
- Lack of political will; Cause of Ghana's sanitation woes - GhanaWeb November 22, 2013Lack of political will; Cause of Ghana's sanitation woes GhanaWeb She wondered if the non-subsidy approach adopted, known as community-led total sanitation (CLTS), had really worked, since some communities were so poor they could not afford their...See it on Scoop.it, via Village waterechoes
- Purity of Islamabad water: Lacking answer, misdirection helps govt save face - The Express Tribune December 11, 2013
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Uganda Sector Review 2012: are we still seeing the forest from the trees?
Posted by sekumapter on October 29, 2012