In the first nine months of the strategic partnership Watershed – empowering citizens context analysis and stakeholder and factor analyses have been carried out. These analyses will give direction to the partnership's activities for the coming months.
At the 6th Africa Water Week, IRC - International Water and Sanitation Centre, convened a session to discuss the importance of knowledge management and sector learning as essential components in strengthening national WASH sector systems, and make appropriate recommendations.
As a result of Africasan Award for Youth going to Maji na Ufanisi for its work with Kongowea Youth, Mombasa County Government has decided to invest $2 milllion within the next one year to extend the initiative of youth managing WASH.
With two prestigious humanitarian innovation fund awards and major organisations that collaborate, the humanitarian response platform KnowledgePoint can prepare to scale up in the future. Tim Kent, Project Manager for KnowledgePoint, looks back at a successful start.
"What kind of sanitation facilities should be provided when treating Ebola? Can anyone suggest a low cost water filter for individual household that can remove iron as well as arsenic? I'm looking for studies evaluating the benefits (health, social, environmental) of running water at home vs. water...
A study on the Learning Alliance Approach in Ghana, recommends a guiding model for a more systematic process of building up and deploying knowledge to better influence policy, programming, and practice.