Capacity Development


A Wakeup Call from the Drip Dream

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Networking on the Nile

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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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Finding the right balance: sustainable growth in SIDS

Written by Kimberly Wakkary, on 9 July 2019

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are located in the most vulnerable regions of the world and frequently experience natural disasters. Such...

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Kapu, Zambia

Why is fetching water considered a ‘woman’s job’?

7 March 2019

In many parts of the world, fetching water is mainly considered a job for women and children. It is well known, that this places a huge burden on...

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Delft, The Netherlands

How can European open data developments inspire the rest of the world?

Written by Hans van der Kwast, on 2 March 2019

March 2 2019. Today it is Open Data Day 2019 - a great occasion to reflect on how open data can contribute to solutions of environmental challenges...

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