Building capacity towards a better water future
FETWater Phase III is a knowledge transfer and capacity building programme linking learning resources and training capacity to integrate water resource management expertise in areas where they are needed most.
The FET Water program focuses on the six thematic priority (networks) areas namely water infrastructure, water monitoring, water planning and implementation, water regulation & requirements, water use, service & sanitation, Institutional management & goverance.
The International Hydrological Programme (IHP) is one of the six intergovernmental programmes (ISPs) of the United Nations system and the only programme devoted to water research, water resources management, and education and capacity building. Since its inception in 1975, IHP has evolved from an internationally
Create Opportunites for learning & sharing knowlege.
Strengthen human capacity development in the water sector through networking.
Link with other committed national, regional and international institutions or networks to share and transfer knowledge
Identify and prioritise training needs of the country.
Support & compliment existing capacity building initiatives, programmes & activities related to water management.
Stimulate new initiatives to address the short-term and long-term capacity and training needs of the South African water sector.
Strengthen partnerships and collaboration in South Africa Development Community (SADC) and Africa in human capacity building, water management & innovation.
Strengthen regional academic institutions and other human capacity development service providers through networking.
Develop future generation of experts in water science and management, particularly from previously disadvantaged groups.
Develop a sustainability model beyond Phase III & classify communication process ensuring DWS approval is secured for publication where necessary.
The FETWater programme focuses on the six thematic priority (networks) areas, which are