On the whole, stakeholder monitoring tends to be disjointed, with the diverse actors failing to coalesce their efforts around a common set of indicators. And there is a conspicuous lack of regulation of the rural water sector.
In 2011 the Ministry of Water and Environment in Uganda adopted a strategy of establishing district based Hand Pump Mechanics Associations (HPMAs) to strengthen Operation and Maintenance of rural water systems and increase functionality of rural water sources. IRC Uganda has been working closely...
One of the key challenges facing the water and sanitation sector is the lack of coordination among stakeholders. This experiment identified and sought to address drivers and barriers towards a coordinated sector-wide approach for sustainable water services in Ghana.
Triple-S Uganda and the Ministry of Water and Environment reviewed and updated the District Implementation Manual (DIM)—a sector document that sets standards and guidelines for water sanitation and hygiene activities at decentralised level.
IRC/Triple-S Uganda, working with the Ministry of Water and Environment, has completed the process of revising the District Implementation Manual (DIM). The DIM is a sector document that sets standards and guidelines for Water Sanitation and Hygiene activities at decentralised level.
The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA), has produced a set of documents for the rural water sub-sector in collaboration with key stakeholders. The documents are to help provide an environment that ensures a harmonised approach to providing water and sanitation service delivery.
IRC/Triple-S Uganda is working with the Ministry of Water and Environment to develop a learning and coordination model aimed at improving learning at different levels. In this article, Peter Magara the National Learning Facilitator of IRC/Triple-S Uganda, describes the proposed learning model
The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alhaji Collins Dauda, has called on stakeholders in the Rural Water Sub-sector to harmonize their operations and activities to avoid duplication of efforts.
The rural water sub sector in Uganda has relatively well developed WASH policies that clearly define responsibilities of different stakeholders right from National to Decentralized levels of service delivery.
Harmonisation and coordination entails all actors –national and local government, donors, lending banks, NGOs and other water sector stakeholders – recognizing and adhering to common principles and approaches when supporting rural water services. It includes the principles of 'aid effectiveness',...
Learn about who’s doing what for water. The Rural Water Supply Network launched a website outlining key projects focusing on improving rural water supply. Summaries are provided about Triple-S and other important projects.
Ghana through the Community Water and Sanitation Agency is developing a District Operational Manual (DOM) to guide the delivery of water and sanitation services at the local government level. The document is aimed to strengthen the capacity of local government officials as well as address gaps...