civil society voices

SEED Madagascar Tackles Clean Water Access in Rural Madagascar Through Rainwater Harvesting and Well Management

SEED Madagascar’s WASH team focus their rural efforts at two ends of the spectrum: introducing a new approach to a country steeped in strict traditional and cultural norms through the promotion of rainwater harvesting (RWH); and improving on established routes to clean water through community management and repair of wells.

Strong, professional civil society voices are vital for SWA's success

Following the recent Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Partnership meeting - which brought together a range of stakeholders in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector - EWP member John Oldfield, CEO of WASH Advocates based in the US, offers writes on his reflections.

November 2015

7th World Water Forum: The Forum of Disappointments

Written by Kristel Malegue, Coordinator at Coalition Eau, May 2015

7th World Water Forum: The Forum of Disappointments

Weak processes, the side-lining of civil society, organisational issues … this year’s Forum failed to generate productive discussions with all sector stakeholders to advance the cause of water.