Knowledge & capacity development

Examples of activities:

  • In connection to Water Governance in Practice, WGF together with GWP and Dundee University has explored the Human Rights Based Approach to managing water resources allocation. A report was produced analysing how this approach can contribute to improve equitable allocation of water resources.
  • WGF is supporting the Gender and Water Alliance in updating the GWA Resource Guide on Mainstreaming Gender in Water Resources Management. The GWA Resource Guide will also be translated and adapted to Bangla, Urdu and Hindi.
  • In connection to how to apply water governance in practice, WGF will produce a Water Governance Facility Report Series on different topics. The first report in this series was developed on Human Rights Based Approaches and managing water resources in cooperation with the Global Water Partnership and University of Dundee. The report analyses how these approaches can contribute to improve equitable allocation of water resources.
  • WGF supported the Gender and Water Alliance in updating the GWA Resource Guide on mainstreaming gender in water resources management. The GWA Resource Guide has also been translated and adapted to Bangla, Urdu and Hindi.
  • WGF together with TheWaterChannel, Cap-Net, GWP, IFAD, NUFFIC, RAIN, and UNESCO-IHE supported the development and production of a “Water Management in Motion” DVD box. It is comprised of a set of six DVDs containing videos and learning material covering important issues under the following themes: IWRM; Climate Change; Water Pollution, Water Quality and Waste Water; Rainwater Harvesting, Recharge, Retention and Reuse; Groundwater Management and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. The DVD box can be used for educational and training purposes, conference screening, capacity building activities, and as advocacy tool. Read more.
  • The Poverty, Wealth and Water Initiative (PWWI) has consulted the governments of Uganda and Kenya to identify their water investment priorities. WGF, in partnership with SEI will provide technical support to facilitate programme implementation.