water@leeds and the Global Water Partnership Tanzania (GWP-TZ) are piloting initial steps of building the foundations for a Knowledge Exchange and Engagement Hub (KEH) to support informed leadership and investment in water and sanitation in Eastern and Southern Africa.
The Water Knowledge Exchange Hub will directly contribute to building local institutional capacities as well as providing a platform for other partners to access credible integrated information on research, policy and practice in the water sector. The Knowledge Exchange Hub will provide one of the credible reference points for anchoring interventions in the water sector.
This project builds on the foundation of a knowledge exchange and engagement hub to support informed leadership and investment in water and sanitation in Eastern and Southern Africa.
We will collaboratively review evidence produced by researchers in Leeds relevant to the Eastern Africa water sector. This will lead to the production of research engagement materials such as podcasts, short videos, blog articles and research briefings for civil servants, politicians, and wider audiences in Tanzania. These materials will support and strengthen GWP-TZ in their interactions with national decision-makers.
This collaboration will also enable the University of Leeds and GWP-TZ to co-produce a plan for long term collaboration and to work with development partners in East and Southern Africa
The project is led by water@leeds Associate Director Professor Anna Mdee and supported by water@leeds DRTC student Alesia Ofori and GWP Executive Director Dr Victor Kongo.
For more information about KEH, contact Prof Anna Mdee (email@example.com) or Alesia Ofori (firstname.lastname@example.org)