Regional Expert Workshop on Implementation of Sustainable Water Management Curriculum at University Level in Africa, Ouagadougou

May 26 – June 1, 2014, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso


Nowadays, water resources management poses an increasingly great challenge for practitioners as well as for policy makers at regional, national and local levels. These challenges include problems such as too much water or too little water, water and wastewater management including, transportation, purification and distribution of clean water, social and cultural aspect associated with water in specific area… Management of available water resources is critical in developing countries; therefore, it is crucial in developing countries to establish a critical mass of expertise with both theoretical and applied skills necessary to make significant contribution to water management. This knowledge transfer require from lecturers and teachers both in High school but mainly at university level, strong knowledge in Sustainable Water Management (SWM) area, but also some methodologies to deliver their lectures. Since 2009, the Excellence through dialogue – Sustainable Water Management in Developing Countries project, has developed MODEL MASTER CURRICULUM ON SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT. This model includes the following 4 main categories:

1. Water Science & Engineering

2. Biological Aspects of Water, Health & Nutrition

3. Chemical Aspects of Water, Environment & Anthropogenic Aspects

4. Water Management, Social, Political & Legal Aspects

Objective of the Expert Workshop

Hence, this Regional Expert Workshop intends to bring together lecturers from academic institutions all other the Sub Saharan Africa region, in order to strengthen their capacity on how to implement adequate Sustainable Water Management curriculum at University level in Africa.

Target Audience:

The participants expected would be lecturers and scientists from academics institutions dealing with sustainable water resources management topics in their curriculum.

Number of participants:

The number of participants will be limited to 20.  DAAD-EXCEED will cover the following costs: flight, accommodation.


The application is closed.

For further information see the Flyer: Call for application


Written by: Haarstrick | February 5, 2014 - 13:42 | Categories: Public