Capacity Development


A Wakeup Call from the Drip Dream

Written by: Margreet Zwarteveen and 1 other

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Networking on the Nile

Written by: Jan Luijendijk and 1 other

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IHE Delft strives to strengthen the programmes of universities and research institutes as well as the knowledge and capacity base of ministries and other water sector organizations in Africa, South-America and Asia/Pacific. We do this by training water professionals on-the-job, creating water education networks, joint research, policy advice, distance & e-learning, participation in innovative projects and facilitating knowledge sharing.

Research paper: Wehn et al. (2015) Strengthening Water Governance in the Global South: Role and International Experiences of IHE Delft in Capacity Development, Water Governance, 5, 26-34. 

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World Wetlands Day 2019: the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands remains important

Written by Anne van Dam, on 31 January 2019

The Netherlands is a country built on water and wetlands. What is the traditional Dutch way of dealing with wetlands? Drain them and turn them into...

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Mara River, Kenya and Tanzania

When education, partners and research combine

Written by Michael McClain, on 22 January 2019

At IHE Delft, our mission is to strengthen capacity in the water sector and support sustainable development through aligned educational programmes,...

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Before & After: Balancing Development and Conservation in the Mara River Basin

24 June 2018

Mara River originates at the Mau Water Tower of Kenya and flows to Lake Victoria in Tanzania. Mara is a modest sized river but essential to both...

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