Evidence On Demand, UK
Aguaconsult is a member of the network of service providers for the DFID Evidence on Demand Resource Centre, which provides technical and support services to the UK government's DFID in areas of water and sanitation, environment, water resources, and climate change. Further details can be found at the Evidence on Demand website
International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC),
The IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre provides news, publishing, documentation and portal services, helping partners with knowledge sharing, capacity building and learning programmes for pro-poor sustainable water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in developing countries (www.irc.nl).
Aguaconsult and IRC have built up a strong working relationship over the past six years, largely focusing on the sustainability of services under community-management models in the rural sector. The two organisations have also collaborated more widely, including projects for the European Commission and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Building Partnerships for Development in Water and Sanitation, UK
BPD Water and Sanitation is an international cross-sector learning network focused on improving access to safe water and effective sanitation in poor communities. BPD's primary aims are to explore through action research the contribution partnerships make to meeting the water and sanitation needs of poor communities and to assist, through direct project-level support, in developing partnerships for the provision of water and sanitation. Aguaconsult and BPD share many common areas of focus in water and sanitation provision to poor consumers and have collaborated in research, including efforts to promote the understanding of public - private sector and civil society partnerships in Cochabamba, Bolivia.
The details of BPD's work can be seen here.