Danida Water and Sanitation Sector Seminar, Livingstone, Zambia, 29 September – 02 October 2009

June 22, 2009 at 2:32 pm

Organised by: Water and Sanitation group of Technical Advisory Services (TAS), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, in collaboration with the MFA Competence Centre (UMKC) and the Embassy Of Denmark, Lusaka.

The purpose of the seminar is to improve and consolidate the quality of Danish assistance to the water and sanitation sector and to facilitate a coherent vision across embassies and country programmes on what constitutes good development assistance to the water and sanitation sector.

Proposed sessions:

  • Sanitation and hygiene: presentation and discussion based of the draft TAS discussion paper “Reaching the MDG Target on Sanitation in Africa – A Call for Realism” and related issues notes on “Hygiene behaviour change”, “Financing models”, “Political commitment”, and “Monitoring progress”.
  • IWRM: providing an input to the planned TAS best practice paper on support to IWRM.
  • Implementing the Accra Agenda of Agenda in the Water and Sanitation Sector, focussing on TA in capacity development as sector programme support becomes more aligned with national systems.
  • Zambia day: problems in Zambia and southern Africa such as SADC/Zambezi and Zambia’s approach to water supply in peri-urban areas.

Target group: embassy staff responsible for water and sanitation sector support and Danida advisors; advisors funded through other donors; staff from other donors.

Contact: Sune Gerts Larsen, bftstud@um.dk or Jens Fugl, jenfug@um.dk

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