Seminar on MUS in the context of Dutch policy and practice - introduction
Seminar onMultiple Use Water Services (MUS)in the context of Dutchpolicy and practiceWednesday 26 June 2013
Dutch MUS seminar June 20132What is the MUS approach?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TP3CfPdmunQVideo produced by Winrock International
Dutch MUS seminar June 20133Personal introductions
Dutch MUS seminar June 20134BackgroundDutch government links water and food securityNumber of Dutch organisations playing leading role in MUS– Implementation– Research– Networking, e.g. through MUS Group (http://www.musgroup.net)MUStRAIN Project– MUS through Rain Water Harvesting in Ethiopia– 2 year project, funded by Partners for Water, started in 2011– Project partners: NL: IRC, RAIN Foundation, Water Health – ET: RiPPLE and HCS– One of the objectives: strengthening cooperation between Dutchorganisations on MUSNWP and NWP-NGO Platform
Dutch MUS seminar June 20135Objectives of the seminarTo share the latest approaches,methodologies and experiences relating toMultiple Use water ServicesTo develop closer collaboration betweenDutch organisations involved in multiple usewater servicesTo come up with joint policy messages onmultiple use water services.
Dutch MUS seminar June 20136ProgrammeMorning (9.00-12.15)Block 1: MUS PolicyBlock 2: Different approaches indifferent contexts and settings - Casestudies from the MUStRAIN projectBlock 3: Water from sandAfternoon (13.15-16.30)Block 4: Pumping moneyBlock 5: Scaling-up MUSDrinks!