Project: NWP South Africa Country Platform

Location: The Hague & Cape Town

Period: 2012

Project background

The Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) is the network of organizations in the Dutch water sector that do projects internationally. NWP unites Dutch water expertise. The NWP organize so-called Country Platforms to stimulate a common vision and positioning of the Dutch water sector in a certain country or region. World Water Academy provided a staff member for the NWP South Africa Platform on a part-time base for half a year.


In this period the Platform organized a common Dutch delegation for the WISA conference in Cape Town (May 2012). The activities included the development of the programme, marketing & PR of the event, logistical arrangements, moderating of discussions, networking with South African partners.


Netherlands Water Partnership (NL – financer) and Water Institute Southern Africa (ZA)