Country Benin
Region Africa
Duration Start 1 October, 2017 till 30 June, 2021
Field of expertise Building More Effective Public Administration
Policy field(s) Water Management
Partners COWI
Funding Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands
Project code 11375
The wider objective of the project is to provide support to the Water Management and WASH sector in Benin while setting up a vast programme including support to state-actors, non-state actors, and technical assistance to the programme.

The specific objectives within the technical assistance part is to provide international and national experts for support to state-actors like municipalities, water agencies, the Association of Beninese Municipalities (ANCB), etc. in order to help all actors in the sector to deal with water management and WASH, including in their municipalities, and to ensure the sustainable impact of the OmiDelta programme.

The expected results of the project are: i) to implement a Delta Plan, strengthening capacities of the Water Directory (DGEau) in the field of Water Management, and a strong water research agency is set in place; ii) to strengthen capactities of actors related to WASH, including members of the water agencies, municipalities, civil society and the private sector.