Project: Seminar for the board of the River Basin Authorities

Location: Swaziland

Period: 2016

Project background

Regional Water Authority Vechtstromen has a twinning relationship with the River Basin Authorities (RBA) Komati and Lomati in Swaziland. The RBAs have responsibility for decentralized management of resources; the new organisations will be guided by a governing board, prepresenting the stakeholders. One of the activities of the cooperation is to strengthen the boards of the RBA’s.


World Water Academy is requested to design and moderate seminars to train the board members in governing. An interactive programme with Dutch governing experts of Vechtstromen and Swazi officials was rolled out. The programme focussed on governing topics and the role of the governors and the board.


Waterschap Vechtstromen (NL) (financer) and Department of Water Affairs Swaziland