Global Water Partnership Consulting Partners Meeting
1st of September 2013
Stockholm, Sweden
Water, Climate and Developmen...
BACKGROUND
GWP in Africa working with AMCOW
• In 2007 GWP in Africa signed
an MoU with AMCOW
• 2008 the Sharma el Sheik
Declaration b...
WACDEP implements
commitments in the 2008
Sharm el Sheik
Declaration by the AU
Heads of State
And is central to the
delive...
WACDEP builds on
the lessons learnt in
IWRM Planning
carried out from
2004 - 2009
• WACDEP
contributes to the
implementation of
the GWP Strategy.
• Within the GWP
Global Climate
Change Operational
Strateg...
Overall objective of WACDEP
To support integration of water security and
climate resilience in development planning
and de...
WHAT WILL WACDEP IN AFRICA DELIVER?
What will WACDEP deliver?
4 WACDEP COMPONENTS
1. No/low Regret investments in Regional and National
development
With the following sub-componets:
• ...
WATER CLIMATE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME -AFRICA
Water security and climate resilience
integrated in Africa's growth and
develo...
PROGRESS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF
AFRICA
What will WACDEP deliver?
Supporting Regional and Transboundary Cooperation
Strengthening climate resilience in transboundary water resources manage...
Supporting Regional and Transboundary Cooperation
Improving climate issues with regards to water resources
Status of Water...
Supporting Regional and Transboundary Cooperation
Strengthening Institutional Arrangements
Supporting in defining the Outl...
Supporting Regional and Transboundary Cooperation
Strengthening Institutional Arrangements
Supporting in defining the Outl...
Supporting in strengthening
Water Security and Climate Resilience in National Development
Supporting the Burkina Faso Nati...
Supporting in strengthening
Water Security and Climate Resilience in National Development
Supporting the Burkina Faso Nati...
WP 3: No/low regret investments in water security
and climate resilience
To prioritise no/low regret
investments that prov...
Framework is key to
the identification and
prioritisation of
no/low regret
investments
Investments will be for:
• Infrastructure (both natural and engineered
approaches)
• Ensuring reliable and timely informat...
• Database on Project
Preparation Facilities (PPF)
for water management and
development
• 8 national workshops on
project ...
Innovative Green Solutions
Building adaptive capacity in local
water committees in Burkina Faso
Supporting groundwater gov...
Innovative Green Solutions
Building adaptive capacity in local
water committees in Burkina Faso
Supporting groundwater gov...
Institutions
capacitated
in
integrating
WS&CR in to
NDP and
sectoral
plans
 Economic case to high level policy
makers on ...
25
Number of institutions with enhanced
capacity in climate resilience for water
security
Indicators Details
Number of ins...
26
Partners in WACDEP Capacity Development in Africa
Africa wide programme for African Ministers Council on
Water
Partners...
• With support from
CDKN - knowledge
products aimed at
increasing the
knowledge on water
security and climate
resilience h...
LESSONS LEARNT FROM
IMPLEMENTATION
What will WACDEP deliver?
KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTS
At early stage ensure
knowledge products are
developed
Defining country and regional teams for implementation
At an early stage it is
important to build strong
implementation te...
New waters
• Deepening the
understanding of
developing investment
options
• Project Preparation and
Financing
• Working wi...
Learning across regions in GWP – Strength of the network
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  1. 1. Global Water Partnership Consulting Partners Meeting 1st of September 2013 Stockholm, Sweden Water, Climate and Development Programme in Africa
  2. 2. BACKGROUND
  3. 3. GWP in Africa working with AMCOW • In 2007 GWP in Africa signed an MoU with AMCOW • 2008 the Sharma el Sheik Declaration by AU Heads of State • 2009 – GWP and AMCOW meeting in Abidjan. • 2010 – GWP requested by AMCOW EXCO to operationalise WACDEP
  4. 4. WACDEP implements commitments in the 2008 Sharm el Sheik Declaration by the AU Heads of State And is central to the delivery of climate related objectives in the AMCOW Triennial WorkPlan
  5. 5. WACDEP builds on the lessons learnt in IWRM Planning carried out from 2004 - 2009
  6. 6. • WACDEP contributes to the implementation of the GWP Strategy. • Within the GWP Global Climate Change Operational Strategy.
  7. 7. Overall objective of WACDEP To support integration of water security and climate resilience in development planning and decision making processes
  8. 8. WHAT WILL WACDEP IN AFRICA DELIVER? What will WACDEP deliver?
  9. 9. 4 WACDEP COMPONENTS 1. No/low Regret investments in Regional and National development With the following sub-componets: • Contibute to Regional and Transboundary Cooperation Through supporting regional organisations to integrate water security and climate resilience • National developement and sector plans Through supporting national organisations to integrate water security and climate resilience • No/low regrets investments Support organisations to develop investments which integrate water security for climate resilience • Project preparation and financing Support to strengthen preparing projects on water security and climate resilience 2. Demostration local projects: focusing on innovative solutions and water- food-energy nexus 3. Capacity Development and Knowledge Awareness: for water security and climate resilience 4. Partnerships & sustainability
  10. 10. WATER CLIMATE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME -AFRICA Water security and climate resilience integrated in Africa's growth and development Investments in regional and National Development Transboundary Cooperaton National Developmentand SectorPlans No/lowRegrets Investments ProjectPreparation andFinancing Innovative Green Solutions Demonstration Projects Knowledge and Capacity Development Capacity Developement Knowledgeand Awareness Partnerships and Sustainability Governanceand Fundrising OUTCOMEOUTPUTSACTIVITIES Enabling activitiesIntegration, investments in Climate resilient growth and development
  11. 11. PROGRESS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AFRICA What will WACDEP deliver?
  12. 12. Supporting Regional and Transboundary Cooperation Strengthening climate resilience in transboundary water resources management Status of Water Management and Climate Change in the Volta Basin Observatory for Water Resources and Related Ecosystems Hydro-socio-economic model for Observatory for the Sahara and Sahel Understanding the Economics of Adaptation to CC for LIMIS and Country Studies Rapid CC Vulnerability and Impact Assessment for CICOS
  13. 13. Supporting Regional and Transboundary Cooperation Improving climate issues with regards to water resources Status of Water Management and Climate Change in the Volta Basin Observatory for Water Resources and Related Ecosystems Hydro-socio-economic model for Observatory for the Sahara and Sahel Understanding the Economics of Adaptation to CC for LIMIS and Country Studies Rapid CC Vulnerability and Impact Assessment for CICOS
  14. 14. Supporting Regional and Transboundary Cooperation Strengthening Institutional Arrangements Supporting in defining the Outlines and Principles of the VBA Master Plan Supporting the SASS consultation mechanism Developing Investment options for WS&CR in SADC Building Institutional capacity of water security and climate resilience Supporting to improving Kagera Basin Cooperation through the LVBC Hydro-met strategy and optimal network for ECCAS
  15. 15. Supporting Regional and Transboundary Cooperation Strengthening Institutional Arrangements Supporting in defining the Outlines and Principles of the VBA Master Plan Supporting the SASS consultation mechanism Developing Investment Options for SADC on WS&CR Building Institutional capacity of water security and climate resilience Support to improving Kagera Basin Cooperation through the LVBC Hydro-met strategy and optimal network for ECCAS
  16. 16. Supporting in strengthening Water Security and Climate Resilience in National Development Supporting the Burkina Faso National Adaptation Planning Process Support the development of the Tunisia Water and Land degradation strategy (to incl. WS&CR) Burundi – Supporting the NAPs process Cameroon integrating WS&CR into the NAP IWRM Plan and NBSP Strengthen WS&CR in the NDP in Ghana Rwanda support the implementation of the Green Growth and CR Strategy Zimbabwe – Supporting the NCCRS Moz developing capacities to integrate WS&CR
  17. 17. Supporting in strengthening Water Security and Climate Resilience in National Development Supporting the Burkina Faso National Adaptation Planning Process Support the development of the Tunisia Water and Land degradation strategy (to incl. WS&CR) Burundi – Supporting the NAPs process Cameroon integrating WS&CR into the NAP IWRM Plan and NBSP Strengthen WS&CR in the NDP in Ghana Rwanda support the implementation of the Green Growth and CR Strategy Zimbabwe – Supporting the NCCRS Moz developing capacitates to integrate WS&CR
  18. 18. WP 3: No/low regret investments in water security and climate resilience To prioritise no/low regret investments that provide returns under a range of current and future scenarios (socio- economic and climatic)
  19. 19. Framework is key to the identification and prioritisation of no/low regret investments
  20. 20. Investments will be for: • Infrastructure (both natural and engineered approaches) • Ensuring reliable and timely information to support decision-making • Building institutional capacity to manage water security in Africa WP 3: No/low regret investments in water security and climate resilience
  21. 21. • Database on Project Preparation Facilities (PPF) for water management and development • 8 national workshops on project preparation and financing • Pan-African Project Preparation and Investment Conference Project Preparation and Financing
  22. 22. Innovative Green Solutions Building adaptive capacity in local water committees in Burkina Faso Supporting groundwater governance to the local level in Tunisia Cameroon integrating WS&CR local agro- forestry management Local integrated flood management in the White Volta Rwanda and Burundi – joint water resources management framework in TWM at the local level Mozambique – rehabilitation of lagoons in the Limpopo Basin and water harvesting projects
  23. 23. Innovative Green Solutions Building adaptive capacity in local water committees in Burkina Faso Supporting groundwater governance to the local level in Tunisia Cameroon integrating WS&CR local agro- forestry management Local integrated flood management in the White Volta Rwanda and Burundi – joint water resources management framework in TWM at the local level Mozambique – rehabilitation of lagoons in the Limpopo Basin and water harvesting projects
  24. 24. Institutions capacitated in integrating WS&CR in to NDP and sectoral plans  Economic case to high level policy makers on the importance of WS & CR  Climate assessment and climate screening  Prioritisation of investments (Economic analysis of investments using cost benefit analysis, cost effectiveness) assessment Robust decision making in the prioritisation of investments  Financing and investment portfolios for climate resilient development  No/low regrets investments & development planning processes Enabling Actions: – Developing capacities for water security and climate resilience
  25. 25. 25 Number of institutions with enhanced capacity in climate resilience for water security Indicators Details Number of institutions with enhanced capacity in climate resilience for water security 3-4 institutions per Country: 24 – 32 for 8 Countries Number of (individuals) decision- makers and other stakeholders with enhanced capacity to integrate WS & CC considerations into development plans and projects. 12 Planners 5 Decision Makers- 40 136 Participants in 8 countries Targets Planners and decision makers within Government institutions of Finance and other relevant sectors as Water Resources, Agriculture, Environment, Energy, Health and Infrastructure. Other stakeholders will be capacitated mainly under WP 4-5-6 Capacity Development at National Level
  26. 26. 26 Partners in WACDEP Capacity Development in Africa Africa wide programme for African Ministers Council on Water Partners in delivering the capacity development Technical team supporting the Africa teams NIRAS Funding of the development and delivery of training - Climate and Development Knowledge Network Technical partners in delivering the Economics of Adaptation to CC capacity development
  27. 27. • With support from CDKN - knowledge products aimed at increasing the knowledge on water security and climate resilience have been developed. Enabling Actions – Developing capacities for water security and climate resilience
  28. 28. LESSONS LEARNT FROM IMPLEMENTATION What will WACDEP deliver?
  29. 29. KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTS At early stage ensure knowledge products are developed
  30. 30. Defining country and regional teams for implementation At an early stage it is important to build strong implementation teams and identify partners to work with
  31. 31. New waters • Deepening the understanding of developing investment options • Project Preparation and Financing • Working with different partners at local level in the demonstration projects
  32. 32. Learning across regions in GWP – Strength of the network
  33. 33. www.gwp.org/wacdep
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