More efficient and effective management of water resources can be achieved by adopting the principles of IWRM, which will reduce wastage and conflict, increase efficiency and economic return, and increase equity of access for all uses including water supply and sanitation for the poor.
South-south collaboration through national and regional networks of experts, forms a key strategy for the Cap-Net programme. International partnerships, particularly across UN agencies, improve aid effectiveness and impact on the ground and is a main outcome for Cap-Net.
Making information freely available, particularly to trainers and educators, will aid the adoption of knowledge at the local level. Cap-Net will promote south–south sharing of experience, aiming to impact education systems, local knowledge centres and capacity development activities on the ground.
Cap-Net's Virtual Campus built on a state of the art web platform and will stand as a cross-cutting platform for all Cap-Net´s activities, affiliated networks, and partners who want to benefit from online learning. The campus will serve face-to-face courses as well as newly developed virtual courses.