Within the framework of the Chamber and Association Partnership Programme, BMZ is supporting the project DEVIWAS – German-Vietnamese Association Partnership for Competence Development in the Vietnamese Water Sector via Sequa GmbH. DEVIWAS is being implemented based on cooperation between GWP and the Vietnamese Water and Wastewater Association VWSA.
The first phase of the project ran from June 2013 to May 2016 and was successfully completed. The second phase has been running since June 2016 and will be completed in May 2019. The project is implemented by a GWP project team in the ACWUA office in Amman, supported by technical management in Berlin. The project aims to support VWSA in on-demand association work and effective transfer of know-how in the sector.
As part of the project, various capacity development measures will be implemented both within the VWSA office and as part of the training programmes for VWSA members. The topics for the respective workshops were determined based on a member survey. In addition, peer-to-peer training, specialist exchanges and other networking approaches between the members of GWP and VWSA are encouraged or established.