Presentation on theme: "Capacity Building Needs Regional Training of Trainers Workshop National Water Resources Institute, Kaduna, Nigeria 6 – 10 December 2004 West Africa Network."— Presentation transcript:
Capacity Building Needs Regional Training of Trainers Workshop National Water Resources Institute, Kaduna, Nigeria 6 – 10 December 2004 West Africa Network for Capacity Building in Integrated Water Resources Management Group 2 Ghana
S15-Capacity Building Needs_Group 2_Ghana 2 PRESENTATION OUTLINE STAKEHOLDERS APPRECIATION OF THE NEED FOR IWRM IMMEDIATE IWRM CAPACITY BUILDING NEEDS CAPACITY TO DELIVER TRAINING AND EDUCATION IN IWRM
S15-Capacity Building Needs_Group 2_Ghana 3 STAKEHOLDERS APPRECIATION OF THE NEED FOR IWRM Lack of awareness by stakeholders therefore need to be sensitised People in academia and research institutions may be aware– yet there is the need to increase their level of awareness and train them as trainers.
S15-Capacity Building Needs_Group 2_Ghana 4 C. IMMEDIATE IWRM CAPACITY BUILDING NEEDS Two main areas: –Human Resource –Financial resource
S15-Capacity Building Needs_Group 2_Ghana 5 Capacity Building Needs Resource persons in the following areas: The occurrence and the Science of Water, Pollution and its control, Gender issues, Enabling environment, Conflict resolution, Stakeholder participation in decision making Environmental Impact Assessment, etc.
S15-Capacity Building Needs_Group 2_Ghana 6 Capacity Building Needs Financial resources for: Training facilities (LCD projectors, and other Audio Visual Aids, books, posters and other materials Training of trainers through workshops, seminars, (resource persons), Adverts in the electronic and print media Research Curricula development in schools and colleges
S15-Capacity Building Needs_Group 2_Ghana 7 Institutional Support (partially available) –Water Resources Commission, –Water Resources Directorate, under the Ministry of Works and Housing, –Environmental Protection Agency, –Ghana Minerals Commission, –Forestry Commission –Non-Governmental Organizations (eg. Country Water Partnership) CAPACITY TO DELIVER TRAINING AND EDUCATION IN IWRM
S15-Capacity Building Needs_Group 2_Ghana 8 CAPACITY TO DELIVER TRAINING AND EDUCATION IN IWRM Resource persons could be drawn from: –CBIs (Local Universities and Local Research Institutions) –WA-Net partners –Cap-Net & other Regional Networks Financial support to be sourced from ESAs such as: –UNICEF, UNDP, DANNIDA, DFID
S15-Capacity Building Needs_Group 2_Ghana 9 CAPACITY TO DELIVER TRAINING AND EDUCATION IN IWRM Possible sources of local financial support –Ministry of Food and Agriculture –Ministry of Lands and Forestry –Local Government and rural development –Environmental Protection Agency -Ghana –Traditional Rulers
S15-Capacity Building Needs_Group 2_Ghana 10 THANK YOU