Posted on 5 June 2014
The Water Governance Centre (WGC) and the Dutch Water Authorities are involved in an Integrated Water Resources Action Plan program (IWRAP), Lake Naivasha, Kenya. The WGC and the Dutch Water Authorities support the development of the sub-regional office in Naivasha of the Water Resources Management Authority (WRMA) and their cooperation with Water Resources User Associations (WRUAs). Within the project Dutch and Kenyan water partners work together to establish a framework for good water governance and effective implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the Lake Naivasha basin.
Step 1: Exploring current situation
- Defining scope (geographic, issues , targets, policies)
- Defining current activities
Step 2: Analysis/preliminary assessment/score
- Defining bottlenecks and challenges
- Assessment scorecard
Step 3: Developing joint working agenda
- Assess future needs from challenges
- Define possible actions
You can read more about the project plan in our assessment report. Click here
The Water Governance Assessment Method developed by the scientific board of the Water Governance Centre proves to be an indispensable tool that effectively pinpoints the water governance gaps present in the Lake Naivasha basin.
WGC utilizes their own assessment method, click here
Within the IWRAP program the Dutch Water Authorities and the Water Governance Centre work together with WRMA Naivasha sub-regional office to increase capacity and improve water governance in water management institutions (WRMA and WRUA's) in Lake Naivasha Basin
The regional water authorities and the Water Governance Centre focus on the following:
- Articulation of input/output of technical water management modeling & scenarios with WRMA policy development and public communication;
- Institutional reinforcement and improved stakeholder interaction;
- Improved financial management of water user fees;
- Improved water use regulation.
Active. From 2013 to 2016