Agenda for Change members at UNC Water and Health Conference

Monday October 7

Time / Room

Session Title

Conveners (Agenda for Change member in bold)

8:30-10:00am
Dogwood

WASH Systems Strengthening in 6 African Countries: The Journey so Far

IRC, Conrad N Hilton Foundation

8:30-10:00am
Bellflower

"Are We on Track?" Using Evidence to Adapt WASH Programs for Sustainable, Inclusive Outcomes

CARE, WaterAid, Water For People

10:30am-12:00pm
Dogwood

Rethinking Rural Sanitation: Equitable, Flexible and Adaptive Rural Sanitation Programmes at Scale

World Bank, UNICEF, WaterAid, Plan International

10:30am-12:00pm
Redbud

Existing Evidence on WASH for Nutrition: Implications for Programming and Policy. Where to now?

WaterAid, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Bank

10:30am-12:00pm
Mountain Laurel

Getting Traction with Collective Action: Energizing and Empowering Local Systems for WASH Services

USAID, University of Colorado Boulder (UCB), Tetra Tech, IRC, Millennium Water Alliance, Hilton Foundation

2:30pm
Bellflower

National Advocacy for Menstrual Hygiene Management in Uganda – Policy Achievements and the Role of Government

Mulumba Jane Nabunnya, IRC

6:00-8:00pm
TBD

Agenda for Change & Millennium Water Alliance WASH Systems reception

All members plus new members to be announced!

Tuesday October 8

Time / Room

Session Title

Panelists/Conveners (Member in Bold)

8:30–10:00am
Windflower

You Talk a Big (Systems Change) Talk… Now Measure It

Water For People, Environmental Incentives, Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership

8:30–10:00am
Sunflower

Using Prize Mechanism to Induce Public Private Partnership Financing of Sanitation: Lessons from Ghana

IRC Ghana, Community Water and Sanitation Agency Ghana, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, IMC Worldwide

1:00pm
Plenary

Breaking Up is Hard to Do – Planning an Exit Strategy

Clarissa Brocklehurst - The Water Institute at UNC
Eleanor Allen –Water for People
Osei Assibey Antwi - Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly
Vida Duti – IRC Ghana
Stuart Kempster – WaterAid
Patrick Moriarty – IRC

Peter Opwanya – Ugandan Ministry of Water and Environment


Wednesday October 9

Time / Room

Session Title

Conveners (Member in Bold)

8:30-10:00am
Windflower

Professionalized Customer Support to Increase Quality, Accountability, Collaborative Practice, and Mobilize Popular Support for WASH

IRC Ghana, Netcentric Campaigns, Asutifi North District Assembly, Conrad N.Hilton Foundation

10:30am-12:00pm
Dogwood

From Data to Decisions: Promoting Evidence-based Decision Making through External Investments in Country-led Monitoring

 

WaterAid

10:30am-12:00pm
Bellflower

Sanitation Workers: The Missing Link in the Sanitation Chain

The World Bank, WaterAid, ILO, WHO

10:30am-12:00pm
Azalea

De-bunking Myths About Market-based Approaches in ‘Difficult’ Contexts

Oxfam GB, Water for Good

4:00pm
Windflower

Capacity-building for Improved WASH Governance through Tracking and Analysis of Decentralised Budgets and Financial Systems

Ruchika Shiva, IRC


Thursday October 10

Time / Room

Session Title

Conveners (Member in Bold)

8:30-10:00am
Redbud

Resilient WASH: A Strategy for Climate Change Adaptation

WaterAid America

10:30am-12:00pm
Mountain Laurel

Gender Integration into WASH Programming – Not Just Numbers of Women

CARE, Emory, IRIS


Friday October 11

Time / Room

Session Title

Conveners (Member in Bold)

8:30-10:00am
Dogwood

Self-supply: Towards Affordable Water for All -Benefits, Concerns, and Case Studies

Mercer University, MWA, IRC

8:30-10:00am
Bellflower

Making Agriculture Water-smart: Systems Change Approaches for Water and Food Security

CARE

8:30-10:00am
Mountain Laurel

Training on One of the Five Commitments for Gender and WASH in Emergencies

CARE

10:30am-12:00pm
Dogwood

Self-supply: The Potential Role of SMART Centers as a Hub for Building Value Chains to Reach Those Being Left Behind with WaSH

WaterAid


POSTERS

Title

Presenter (Member in Bold)

From Aspirations to Reality: Crunching the Numbers on Universal WASH Services

Angela Huston, IRC

Using mWater for Faster Response to Fix Water Points Post Cyclone Idai in Malawi

Kelly Alexander, CARE

“Women Can Only Plant Onions” – Expanding the Role, Skills and Voice of Women Farmers

Kelly Alexander, CARE

Understanding Shared Latrine Use and Dynamics In Rural Cambodia

Chreay Pom, Rafael Catalla, Sina Nong
Causal Design, Plan International, WaterAid

The Challenges of Running Shared Toilets in a City with Lacking Systematic Faecal Sludge Management

Kamal Farah, CARE

Exemplary Leadership Promotes Community Sanitation, Improves Water Safety Planning

Lydia Mirembe-Ssenyonjo, IRC