Developing Southern Civil Society Advocacy in Water and Sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Central America (DFID Governance and Transparency Fund Project) - GTF


DFID (Governance and Transparency Fund)

Period: 1st April 2010  to 1st September 2013


To increase the capacity of the civil society in Bangladesh to engage in effective dialogue with decision-makers on water and sanitation issues


To improve the Accountability and Responsiveness of Government and service providers in the water and sanitation sector in Bangladesh


Total nos. of 67 Unions under the District Moulvibazar

MAJOR ACTIVITIES: (Software/Hardware)

• Project Launching Event
• District Consultation to Review the Existing WatSan Policy & Strategy Documents
• Orientation of LGIs on the Technique of Influencing the Policy-makers for Adequate WatSan Facilities
• Observance of National & International Day (World Water Day) in Collaboration with Local Administration, LGIs & CSOs at District Level
• Orientation of Civil Society Organization Representatives on Sector Policies
• Consultation with the Media to Influence the Policy-makers Towards Creating a Budget Line for WatSan with Adequate Financial Provision
• Advocacy Meeting with the Upazila (Sub-district) Sanitation Task Force
• Advocacy Meeting with District Sanitation Task Force
• Orientation of Local Allies (Teachers & Religious Leaders) on Health and Hygiene
• Training for Community Leaders on Health & Hygiene
• Advocacy Meeting with LGIs & CSO Representatives at UP Level
• Orientation Workshop for Partners/ Yearly Review Meeting of Partners
• Capacity Building Training for Partners/ NGO & CSO Coordination Meeting
• Development & publication of Project Brochure
• Development & publication of Booklet on WatSan Information & Policy Issues
• Monitoring and Evaluation