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Uncategorized By Hilda Moraa / July 3, 2012

M-GOVERNANCE WORKSHOP AGENDA: ‘Potential of technology on water governance’

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Happening on 5th July, 2012. iHub research is looking forward to meet the registered attendees.

8.30 AM – 9.30 AM:

Breakfast & refreshments

9.30 AM – 9.40 AM:

Welcome guests and briefly discuss goals of the workshop

Briefly talk about  M-governance Research and SPIDER “ICT for Democracy”, and the Network- By Hilda

Twitter: @iHubResearch Hashtag: #Watergovernance

9.40 AM – 9.45 AM:

Presentation about iHub research – By Jessica

9.45 AM -10.00 AM:

Present findings from the water report & water Tech solutions Paper

10.00 AM – 11:30 AM:

Presentations from:

  • Umande Trust: ‘Water issues that face the community of Kibera on the ground and how they have used technology such as M-Maji to solve some of the community issues’
  • Ufahamu- by Robert Mureithi
  • Marie- Huduma
  • 1 Resident from Kibera talking about daily water challenges they face on the ground

11:30- 1PM

Interactive discussions and debates  with the audience and how they foresee their organizations:

  • Engaging with the different stakeholders involved in governance under the Kenyan water sector–Government, Tech community, media, Civil society, residents from various areas, e.g. Kibera slums and NGOs in order to identify and discuss current issues and feedback mechanisms in the water sector

  • Understand & practice the governance components of: Transparency, Service delivery and Citizen Participation in the current operations of the different governance agents in the water sector;

  • Discuss governance issues around managing water access and use in various location sites;

  • Engaging and maximizing the ‘potential’ use of technology via mobile applications/platforms through interactions and feedback with the citizens towards understanding governance for sustainable urban & rural water development.

1 PM: Concluding remarks

Author : Hilda Moraa


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