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

By Hilda Moraa
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  Published 03 Jul 2012
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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

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