Ministry of Water and Environment/Water and Sanitation Development
Facility (WSDF)-North: Consultancy Services for Establishment of Sustainable
Management Systems for Water for Production (WfP) Facilities in Karamoja
Sub-Region (Training, Capacity Building and Formation of Management Committees
for Completed and On-going Works) - MWE/WSDF-N/CONS/20-21/00008-Ongoing:
Governance Systems International was contracted by Ministry of Water and
Environment; Water and Sanitation Development Facility-North to support establishment of sustainable management
structures and capacity building of stakeholders to enhance Operation and
Maintenance of WfP facilities in Karamoja sub-region. The purpose of the
assignment is to develop, implement and establish a functional Participatory
Water Management System intended to improve utilization and management of WfP
facilities in Karamoja. This will further improve and increase livestock
productivity, build resilience of pastoral communities through improving timely
response to water stress sustainably. Specifically, the objectives of the
assignment will include:
Facilitate stakeholder participation in WfP investments (i.e.
planning, management and community organisation). Stakeholder participation
before, during and after development of WfP facilities is central to
sustainability of WfP facilities.
and strengthen management structures to manage the water for production
Create project awareness among key stakeholders.
Capacity building of management committees. The current WfP
sources such as dams are considerably larger and have not been in existence as
such the communities are in a learning process and continued support will be
Establish the existing and potential water uses for the created
Ensure integration of environmental and source protection concerns
in WfP facilities.
Ensure inclusion Gender and other cross-cutting issues in
Participatory Water for Production activities.
Disseminate information, education and communication (IEC)
materials to aid in building capacity especially at post-construction stage.