Starting date: January 2017
Duration: 4 years
Consortium members: TU Delft, Unesco-IHE, Royal Tropical Institute – KIT, Wageningen University and Research, Agência de Desenvolvimento do Vale do Zambeze, Universidade Zambeze – UniZambeze, Instituto Superior Politécnico do Songo – ISPS, Instituto Superior Politécnico de Manica – ISPM, Universidade Católica de Moçambique – UCM.
The overall aim of the project is to contribute to the sustainable development of the Zambezi Valley by:
- Reviewing and document the status quo of the present Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) approach which focuses on the necessary integration of water management across different sectors, policies and institutions.
- Improving the institutional capacity and educational programs in IWRM, creating opportunities on the labor market, for men and women, developing instruments and services to enhance technical and management skills of (women) entrepreneurs.
- Awareness raising programs in the form of specific (train the trainers) courses or training actions, extended to the informal sector, followed by longer-term institutional capacity building packages, in accordance with national policies.
To learn more about this project I recommend you reading this blog entry.