There is evidence of strengthened capacities for lobby and advocacy (L&A) and WASH service delivery impact in the six programme countries (India, Ghana, Uganda, Mali, Kenya, Bangladesh) and internationally.
|Title||Watershed annual report 2018|
|Publication Type||Annual Report|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Authors||IRC, Akvo, International, W, Simavi|
|Pagination||49 p. : 2 fig., 5 tab., photogr.|
|Place Published||The Hague, the Netherlands|
Watershed is achieving the expected results as planned. In 2018, collaboration within the partnership and with external stakeholders increased in terms of complementarity, focus and added value. There is evidence of strengthened capacities for lobby and advocacy (L&A) and WASH service delivery impact in the six countries. The number and quality of outcomes achieved this year is a clear indicator of partners being able to influence policies and practices across all teams using credible evidence.
The five year programme is in its third year of implementation and all the teams are able to describe concrete outcomes. Both governments and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) recognise the importance of citizen participation in WASH and IWRM, accountability and social inclusion. CSOs have been able to engage in effective evidence-based L&A and hold governments accountable. To some extent governments have been responsive to CSO demands.
During 2018, several capacity strengthening sessions took place with more than 1,400 people from more than 800 CSOs and Community Based Organisations (CBOs) across 6 countries, regionally and internationally.