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6th International Symposium on Knowledge and Capacity for the Water Sector, 26-29 May 2020

26th May 2020 to 29th May 2020

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IRC will be sharing insights on capacity building in India and implementing a learning alliance approach in Ethiopia, Ghana and Uganda.

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IRC will be at the 6th International Symposium on Knowledge and Capacity for the Water Sector: From Capacity Development to Implementation Science. Join us as we share the insights gained from capacity building initiatives in India and from using a learning alliance approach to reach universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene services in Ethiopia, Ghana and Uganda. 

Thursday 28 May 2020

Track 2 Capacity to operate under complexity and uncertainty. Session: Role of institutions and research in dealing with uncertainty. 14:00 - 16:00 CEST
  • Assessment of capacity building initiatives for key stakeholders in India: insights into rural water and sanitation - Ruchika Shiva, Shiny Saha of IRC, Nitya Jacob and Shipra Saxena
  • Learning alliances for the WASH SDGs - Jeske Verhoeven and S├íra Bori of IRC
Track 8. Using 'big data', ICT, AI and e-based tools. Session 3: Data and tools for water applications
  • Strengthening monitoring and its impact on maintenance and the provision of maintenance services in Afar, Ethiopia - Bret McSpadden, Joseph Pearce and John Butterworth of IRC

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Registration for the event is now closed. 

Watch the symposium introduction video below.