Though intending to keep blogging here, practice shows that I find it much more practical to blog on topics related to Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (WASH4Dev) on my Google+ stream using the #wash4dev tag. So why not bookmark and follow me there?
The PSO funded Resource Centres Network for Sector Learning (a.k.a. RCN4SL) in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene context is holding its final reflection, documenting lessons and formulating recommendations workshop at the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) in The Hague.
I will blog in multiple ways about this event, using as primary blogging platform my Google+ stream. You are most welcome to comment, add and create to- and from links to this stream.
The program is closely related to the thematic work undertaken at IRC on Learning for Change.
I Wii introduce this musing at the Dutch WASH Alliance – Learning & Linking workshop on their F(inance) principle that starts tomorrow in Leiden.
Over the last year and a half we have been doing a lot of work with various international donors and other development partners like NGOs who support investments in rural water in developing countries. We have organised a number of high level meetings, have attended and contributed to many more and published a book, various briefing notes and working papers. All of this effort is to try and influence – persuade, incentivise, bully – organisations and people into changing the way they approach their work and to take steps to address sustainability in their programmes and investment strategies. We have also been tracking some of the policy or strategy statements of these organisations over time and we are starting to see the right language and even explicit objectives being put down. So it starts to look promising … at least on paper.
We were at it again in London two…
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Good to see that the number of IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre partners in the “south” increasingly start joining the blogging community.
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