Professional Training Courses under the SADC Human Capacity Building Plan by WaterNet

On behalf of the SADC water Division, WaterNet, supported by DFID/BMZ through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH will deliver the following courses between September – October 2017:

  1. A lei internacional sobre a água e os instrumentos das Nações Unidas incluindo artigos sobre as águas subterrâneas, 18 – 21 September 2017, Maputo, Mozambique.
  2. Monitoring and communicating of river water status, 3 – 6 October 2017, Lilongwe, Malawi.

The courses will mainly be attended by nominated officials from Member States and River Basin Organisations of SADC. For more information please contact the WaterNet Secretariat.

18th WaterNet/WARFSA/GWPSA Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Development and Management: Innovative Technological Advances for Water Security in Eastern and Southern Africa – 25 to 27 October 2017, Swakopmund, Namibia.

WaterNet in collaboration with WARFA and GWPSA, jointly convened with the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) and the University of Botswana will be organising the 18th WaterNet/WARFSA/GWPSA Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Development and Management. The theme of this symposium is ‘Innovative Technological Advances for Water Security in Eastern and Southern Africa’ and will take place from 25 to 27 October 2017 at Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre. The main objective of the SADC Research Agenda is to promote evidence-based implementation of SADC water programmes and projects through multi- and inter-disciplinary research, and synthesis of existing and new information, which will lead to a realisation of SADC developmental goals. Continue reading

Training on International Water Law and Instruments – 22 to 25 August 2017, Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo.

WaterNet on behalf of the SADC Water Division with funding from the cooperation of the German and British Governments through the delegated authority of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, held a training on International Water Law and Instruments including UN Articles on Groundwater, 22 – 25 August 2017, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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WaterNet and partners organize the first AfriAlliance conference in Ekurhuleni, South Africa

The first AfriAlliance Conference took place at the Birchwood Hotel, Ekurhuleni, South Africa. This was in parallel to the Local Climate Solutions for Africa 2017: Water and Climate Congress from 22-24 March 2017. WaterNet led the workpackage on enhancing knowledge sharing and technology transfer under which this inaugural conference was organized.

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Selection for the Regional Masters Program in IWRM, 2017/18 Intake

The Selection Meeting for the Regional Master Program in IWRM 2017/18 intake was held at Birchwood Hotel in South Africa on the 8th of September 2016. All coordinators from different specialization institutions were present at the meeting. The requirements for admission included a good first degree class, relevant working experience and an approval letter from the one’s Ministry of Water.

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AKVO REALLY SIMPLE REPORTING TRAINING, 9 SEPTEMBER 2016, BIRCWOOD HOTEL SOUTH AFRICA

The Akvo Really Simple Reporting (RSR) Training was held on the 9th of September 2016 at the Birchwood Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa. Akvo RSR is an online communication, reporting and monitoring hub for all projects done by an organization. As from January 2017, WaterNet Trust and all its network members will be reporting using Akvo RSR.

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SELECTION FOR THE REGIONAL MASTERS PROGRAM IN IWRM, 2017/18 INTAKE

The Selection Meeting for the Regional Master Program in IWRM 2017/18 intake was held at Birchwood Hotel in South Africa on the 8th of September 2016. All coordinators from different specialization institutions were present at the meeting. The requirements for admission included a good first degree class, relevant working experience and an approval letter from the one’s Ministry of Water.

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Promoting the Application of Environmental Flows in the Management of Transboundary River Basins in Southern Africa, 25 – 28 July 2016, Manica, Mozambique

In order to promote environmental flows management, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) partnered in delivering a practical training course on environmental flows management in Manica Mozambique between 24 – 28 July 2016. The training targeted participants from the Pungwe Basin in general and Mozambique and Zimbabwe in particular. Participants were drawn from relevant water management organisations such as the Zimbabwe National Water Authority in Zimbabwe and ARA-Centro in Mozambique.

Promoting the application of environmental water requirements in the management of transboundary river basins in Southern Africa, 4 – 7 July, Cape Town, South Africa

WaterNet in collaboration with the, Resilience in the Limpopo Program (RESILIM) and International Union for the Conservation of Nature hosted on Promoting the application of environmental water requirements in the management of transboundary river basins in Southern Africa, 4 – 7 July, Cape Town, South Africa. The major objective of the training was:

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Promoting the application of environmental water requirements in the management of transboundary river basins in Southern Africa, 20 – 23 June, Cape Town, South Africa

WaterNet in collaboration with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature will host the above named training on Promoting the application of environmental water requirements in the management of transboundary river basins in Southern Africa, 20 – 23 June, Cape Town, South Africa for the Resilience in the Limpopo Basin Programme (RESILIM). The major objective of the training is to provide policy makers with information and understanding of the principles that underlie good practice in the determination of Environmental Flows in transboundary water governance.

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