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Aguaconsult joins RWSN thematic group on sustainable services

by | April 8, 2019 | Global, Julia Boulenouar, Knowledge communication, Latest, Training and facilitation

Julia Boulenouar of Aguaconsult has recently joined Marieke Adank of IRC and the World Bank’s Susanna Smets to co-lead the sustainable service thematic group of RWSN

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Everything you wanted to know about systems thinking, but were too afraid to ask!

by | February 18, 2019 | Harold Lockwood, Knowledge communication, Latest

Maybe you’ve heard about ‘systems thinking’ or taking a ‘systems-based approach’, but don’t really know what to make of it? March is almost here and the IRC 50th anniversary symposium is almost upon us, putting systems thinking front and centre of the conversation for WASH practitioners and policy makers, but what does it all really mean?

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Re-visiting the Sustainability Index Tool assessment in Ghana seven years on.

by | February 5, 2019 | Harold Lockwood, Latest, Monitoring & evaluation, Sanitation & Hygiene, Technical Assistance, Training and facilitation, Water Services, Western Africa

Aguaconsult, together with our long-standing partner in Ghana, Maple Consult, is now carrying out a follow-up assessment of the first phase of the Rotary-USAID partnership which invested in water supply, sanitation and hygiene interventions in five districts in 2012.

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Water resources beyond the WASH cosmos

by | November 15, 2018 | Delia Sánchez Trancón, Eastern Africa, Latest, Research and design, Water Services

In the WASH sector the basic element of water – so fundamental to life – is seen as a vehicle to achieve targets: SDGs, full coverage to households and to improve the quality of life of millions. However, many others sectors which support the enabling environment, the financial flows or even the sustainability of water and sanitation services such as agriculture and hydropower are perceived as competitors or even polluters. Not forgetting that in rural areas most of the households are farmers too, so from their perspective the line between WASH, water resources and other aspects of their lives is actually really thin.

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How is the GLAAS useful to countries?

by | September 28, 2018 | Global, Goufrane Mansour, Julia Boulenouar, Knowledge communication, Latest, Monitoring & evaluation, Sanitation & Hygiene, Water Services, Western Africa

How is the GLAAS useful to countries?

As WASH practitioners, we’ve all heard of the GLAAS and used it in our work. We knew it as a great source of information on WASH sector status, but now we are supporting the implementation of the survey in francophone African countries, and wondering in what ways this process can actually be useful to countries.

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Weekly WASH graph: visualizing WASH investment plans in Rwanda

by | July 25, 2018 | Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Financing, Julia Boulenouar, Knowledge communication, Latest, Sanitation & Hygiene, Stef Smits, Water Services

This week’s Weekly WASH Graph presents an infographic and a graph, the combination of which reflects what we think should be the core content of WASH investment plans.
The Government of Rwanda seeks to achieve universal access to basic water services by 2024. In order to achieve that target, the Government is promoting what is called a ‘District-Wide Approach’ (DWA). In essence, this is a roadmap for strengthening the systems needed to ensure the delivery of WASH services for the entire district. This roadmap consists of: 1) a number of assessments of the current status of WASH services, 2) a WASH investment plan to get to universal and sustainable access, and 3) the implementation of such plan.

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