Project: Wetskills Water Challenge – South Africa 2012

Location: South Africa and Cape Town

Period: 2012

Project background

The Wetskills Water Challenge is a two-week event for Dutch and international students and fresh graduates. The Challenges are organized during formal water-related events. The program aims at improving knowledge and skills of participants on international cooperation and teambuilding. World Water Academy was requested to provide the project leader of a Wetskills event during the WISA conference in Cape Town 2012.


This included: programme development and logistics, arranging the finances, selecting Dutch and South African participants, marketing activities and relationship management.


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