Although most people acknowledge the importance of learning for improving performance in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector, in practice key information and knowledge are too often not (or only partly) used for the planning and implementation of interventions.
In Burkina Faso IRC and its partners are looking to break down sector silos in advocating for water and sanitation to catch the attention of government, partners and citizens in new, more powerful ways.
After four months of advocacy activities to make access to clean water and sanitation a priority for candidates in the political elections, IRC welcomes the choice of the people of Burkina Faso and congratulates the new President, His Excellency Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.
On the 14th and 15th of October 2014, a workshop on gender and female participation in water service provision was organized by CARE International and IRC Burkina Faso in Dori, Burkina Faso, as part of the USAID-funded West Africa Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Initiative (WA-WASH) programme...
The WASHCost Burkina Faso team conducted its research in rural and peri-urban communities across three geographically distinct areas: the dry region of Nord, the capital city Ouagadougou, and the forested Southwest region, Hauts-Bassins.