The workshop comprised experience – sharing interspersed with field work, on the job training and application of country discussions. Previous to the August workshop, Mozambique held the start-up and the first national training workshop on 9th and 10th – 13th June 2014 in Maputo, respectively. Both workshops were attended by 4 decision makers and 20 planners; 3 trainers/facilitators and 1 National Training Coordinator (NTC), and the WACDEP Country Team. The institutions that attended the event comprised: (i) Roads Fund; (ii)ARA-Sul; (iii) Water Research Institute; (iv) National Institute for Irrigation; (v) National Institute for Meteorology; (vi) ARA-Centro-Norte; (vii) Department of Water Resources; (viii) Ministry of Education; (ix); (x) Faculty of Architecture; (xi) Eduardo Mondlane University; (xii) Ministry of Environment; (xiii) Ministry of Energy; (xiv); Ministry of Planning and Development; (xv) Faculty of Agronomy (UEM); (xvi) Disaster Management Institute (INGC); (xvii) the CONDES and (xviii) ARA-Zambeze.
Through these workshops, GWP SA has continued to enhance local technical, analytical and institutional capacity for climate resilient development within countries and regions in Africa through the implementation of the Water Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP) and mainly through the component of the programme focusing on the Economics of Adaptation, Water Security and Climate Resilient Development in Africa.
Following the Training of the Trainers related to the GWP/UNDP-GEF joint Capacity Development Programme on the Economics of Adaptation, Water Security and Climate Resilient Development in Africa held in Addis-Ababa from 25th – 29th November 2013, the roll-out of the programme at the national level started in January 2014 and is expected to be implemented until June 2015. This implementation focuses among others: (i) the start-up meeting, and (ii) a series of 5 national training workshops and experience-sharing workshops interspersed with field work, on the job training and application of the country/ regional/ Pan African discussion.