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Water Resources Management

 

The core business of SaafConsult is Water Resources Management. We are specialised in the following topics:

 

Water and Nature: ecosystem valuations, payment for environmental (water) services, wetlands, watershed and ecosystem management.

 

Water and Peace: transboundary water management (aquifers, rivers, lakes, etc.), water sharing agreements, negotiations and treaties on water.

 

Water and Climate Change: adaptation and mitigation strategies and policies for water projects and interventions. 

 

Water and Sustainable Development: integrated river basin management, integrated water resources management, water for production and energy, water for rural development and agriculture, participatory irrigation management, water for tourism.

 

A selection of recent key projects is:

 

Project:                                  Review of the Integrated Water Resources Management Policy of the African

                                              Development Bank

 

Client:                                    African Development Bank

 

Country:                                 Africa (Uganda, Botswana, Morocco, Niger, DRC, Cote d'Ivoire)

 

Period:                                   April 2014 - June 2015

 

Services:                               (i) Desk research, (ii) Internal consultations, (iii) Dialogue with Regional Member Countries

                                              (iv) Revision of the policy, (v) Drafting of a water resources management policy for the

                                               Bank

 

 

 

Project:                                  Design of a Regional Civil Society Strategy and Fund for The South Asia Water

                                              Goverance Programme (SAWGP).

 

Client:                                    DFID

 

Country:                                 South Asia

 

Period:                                   November 2013 - January 2014

 

Services:                                Provision of an integrated water resources devemoplemt expert

 

 

 

Client:                                    DFID

 

Project:                                  Final Evaluation of the Institutional Support and Strengthening Program ( ISSP)

 

Client:                                    USAID

 

Country:                                 Jordan

 

Period:                                   September - November 2013

 

Services:                                Provision of a Water Sector Restructuring and Development expert to assess the

                                               success of the Institutional Support and Strengthening Program (ISSP)

 

 

 

Project:                                   Land Improvement Project

 

Client                                      Asian Development Bank / Rural Restructuring Agency and Uzbeki Ministry of

                                               Agriculture and Water rescource

 

Country:                                  Uzbekistan

 

Period:                                    September 2010 - March 2013, November 2013

 

Services:                                 The project aims to support efforts to halt land degradation and improve the ameliorative

                                                condition of land, ensure sustainable development of agriculture on irrigated lands, and

                                                improve effective use of water and land resources

 

 

 

Project:                                    Integrated Water Resources Management quality at entry review and Country Strategic  

                                                Programme review.

 

Client:                                     African Development Bank

 

Country:                                  Africa/home based

 

Period:                                    January – May 2012

 

Services:                                 Development of analytical framework and review

 

 

 

Project:                                    Economic valuation of a rehabilitated Lower Jordan River

 

Client:                                      Friends of the Earth Middle East

 

Country:                                  Jordan

 

Period:                                    November 2011 – December 2012

 

Services:                                 Economic valuation of the Jordanian side

 

 

 

 

Project:                                   Water for Production: Review of recent implementation experience and identification of

                                               strategic options to support the WfP subsector as a component of the planned Joint

                                               Water and Environment Sector Support Programme (JWESSP 2013-18)

 

Client:                                     Austrian Development Agency

 

Country:                                  Uganda

 

Period:                                    November 2011 – January 2012

 

Services:                                Technical assistance on water for production