Founding a new state. How do you organise and plan for water and sanitation in a country which lacks most revenues, infrastructure or a private sector and is shattered by conflict? South Sudan: the youngest country in the world is balancing between a promising future and fiasco.
The fifth edition of the Africa Water Week, which took place from the 26-30 May 2014 in Dakar, Senegal, was a great success. One of the sessions that stood out was the discussion on the role of local government in sustainable service delivery, organised by IRC and partners.
Capacity support refers to support activities towards water service authorities and includes, the provision of technical assistance, monitoring and training of service authority staff around the key functions they are responsible for.