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
The FETWater programme focuses on the six thematic priority (networks) areas, which are
Each FETWater network is coordinated by a network coordinator, with the possiblity of rotation of network coordinators to build the necassary capacity. The network coordinator is responsible for the network proposal, the indentification of the experts with the same long-term vision, capacity audit, the development of business and ensure exection of work plans, the mangement of finacial support from FETWater, and regular progress reports to the FETWater Implementing Agent.
In this regard, the networks and network coordinators already indetified are given in the table below reflects the FETWater Network Coordinators and their respective organisations. An important support structure is also introduced to ensure appropriate network support for network sustainabilty is the qualification development facilitation.
|FETWater Network||Network Coordinator||Organisation|
|Water Infrastructure||Ronnie Mckenzie|
|Water Monitoring &|
|Water Use, Services|
|Alvin Lagardien (CPUT)|