The Kenya Sanitation Conference 2019, brought together various stakeholders including sanitation experts, academicians, researchers, innovators, National and County governments, children, youth and the general public under the theme Sanitation for ALL.

This was an opportunity for WASREB and ESAWAS to raise the advocacy agenda for inclusive sanitation regulation. WASREB and ESAWAS had a joint

Nakuru County in Kenya has set the stage for Local Governments in the region by launching the Nakuru Countywide Inclusive Sanitation Strategy. This in an achievement worth emulating for focused safe sanitation service delivery and achievement of country and SDG targets.

'The overall objective of the Nakuru Countywide Inclusive Sanitation Strategy and Investment Plan is to provide direction for

The topic, Corruption in the Water Sector' generated healthy discussions at the World Water Week 2019 being held in Stockholm, Sweden. WASREB's Director of Technical Services- Eng. Peter Njaggah said consumers need a bigger voice and participation in issues touching on water in efforts to combat the vice. World Water Week organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is the

A Regulation Framework and Strategy for inclusive urban sanitation service provision incorporating non-sewered sanitation services has been developed by ESAWAS using a harmonised regional approach. 

The development of the Framework and Strategy is supported under the Bill and Melinda Gates funded project and included consultations with key stakeholders such as AMCOW, AFUR and AFWA. The

The ESAWAS Technical Task Force (TTF) took part in a Citywide Inclusive Sanitation Convening (learning event) held in Manila, Philippines. 'This was a global event with 140 participants from 32 countries. It included BMGF grantees, partners, and associates to discuss and review the implementation of its Sanitation initiative and brainstorm the principles of the CWIS approach.

The week-long

The number of ESAWAS Members increased to 10 with the joining of the Water Services Association of Malawi (WASAMA- left) and the Water Utility Regulation Department (WURD - right) of Uganda. Both institutions joined ESAWAS as Associate Members.

The core functions of WASAMA, includes among others 'to lobby and make recommendations on methods of water supply, institutional issues water suppliers

ESAWAS launched four strategic partnerships to enhance its activities and extend its Africa-wide and global reach. The four partnerships launched are with the African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW), the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), the Water and Sanitation for Urban Poor (WSUP) and the Climate Resilience Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF).

The partnerships are anchored

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