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Salamatu Garba on the Continuing Impact of Water and Development Alliance in Nigeria



Salamatu Garba is making waves across Nigeria. As the Executive Director of the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), she has spent 25 years working to empower Nigeria’s rural women and is coming off an especially big year in 2016 — she became an Ashoka Fellow for Nigeria (designating her as a global change leader) and was nominated … Continue reading Salamatu Garba on the Continuing Impact of Water and Development Alliance in Nigeria


Annabell Waititu on Gender and Water Management in Kenya



Annabell Waititu is a water and gender specialist who serves as executive director of the Nairobi, Kenya-based Institute of Environment & Water Management. Drawing on her 15 years of experience mainstreaming gender into natural resource management, Waititu talks to Global Waters Radio about why it is important for women to become involved in water management … Continue reading Annabell Waititu on Gender and Water Management in Kenya


Christian Holmes on Water, Jobs, and Gender Equity



Christian Holmes is Deputy Assistant Administrator in USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment, and the Agency’s first Global Water Coordinator. Mr. Holmes is responsible for overseeing the Agency’s global water portfolio. In observance of World Water Day’s 2016 theme — water and jobs — Mr. Holmes talks with Global Waters Radio about the … Continue reading Christian Holmes on Water, Jobs, and Gender Equity