Climate resilient WASH is about new ways of working across the traditional humanitarian and development sectors. We went to one of the harshest spots in Ethiopia, and surely in the world, to find out more.
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) and the national governments jointly prepare for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) and the Dakar N'gor Declaration on Water and Sanitation.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and government are looking for innovations in their work with smallholder farmers and communities in Lesotho to strengthen their livelihoods and to conserve the environment.
I was just at the Professional Women in Advocacy Conference . As I looked around the room, I realized it was the first professional conference where I did not know anyone. It made me recognize the WASH sector is lagging behind.
At IRC we're pretty clear about our aims – about the world we want to see. Everyone, everywhere enjoying access to water, sanitation and hygiene services that last forever. But how to get there? And what's our role?
The King's speech marks the opening of the Dutch parliamentary year. This year he drew attention to the important position of the Netherlands in the international water sector. The budgets that were presented alongside the speech also reflect this, notably with a 6% increase for the budget for WASH...
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have the target of reaching universal access to water and sanitation by 2030. But can this target realistically be achieved in the most difficult of settings: fragile states?
Mr Belwal is a community facilitator with the Himalaya Institute Hospital Trust, an NGO that, amongst others, develops water supply systems in the Uttarakhand Himalayas, through a programme supported by Himmothan Society. His main responsibility is ensuring that villages that have been "phased out...
Sangeeta Ramola is the former Pradhan (president) of the Gawana Gram Panchayat (local government), in the State of Uttarakhand, India. Her work and effort shows the importance of local political leaders in achieving access to rural water supply that lasts.
Two years ago, I posted a blog summarizing discussions on whether insuring rural water supply systems is a good idea. But these remained largely theoretical discussions, as there are few examples of such insurances put in place. During field work for the Community Water Plus project in the State of...