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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Our mandate is to support the German Government in achieving its development objectives. We provide viable, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. Sometimes working under difficult conditions, we promote complex refor...

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Our mandate is to support the German Government in achieving its development objectives. We provide viable, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. Sometimes working under difficult conditions, we promote complex reforms and change processes. Our corporate objective is to improve people’s lives on a sustainable basis.

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The Alianza BioCuenca is a platform of technical-financial cooperation, created under the Water Funds model that exists in Quito, Lima, Bogotá and Medellín. Its objective is to compromise, raise and manage economic resources to finance conservation projects and to restore ... Learn More

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Based in north-east Zambia, the Chambeshi Water Security Partnership (CWSP) was created in 2017 to ensure continued sound water management in the region while agricultural activities are intensifying. The partnership aims to ensure that water resources are governed, protected, and ... Learn More

SAB is working with WWF and GIZ to help improve effluent management with Polokwane municipalityProject ResultsImproved water quality Learn More

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY NANOCOMPOSITE SYSTEMS FOR PRE-TREATMENT OF CROP SEEDS Nanochemistry for the solution of mixed agriculture problems and improvement of environmental state Nanocomposite systems for effective feeding, elimination and preventive treatment of diseases in animals and birds on the basis ... Learn More

HTM Water Supply Scheme is situated in north-eastern Tanzania and supplies roughly 300,000 beneficiaries (2016) in the mainly rural districts of Handeni and Korogwe. HTM’s longterm target is to meet the Sustainable Development Goals to increase the number of people ... Learn More

The International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. In the region of ... Learn More

Egypt has limited water resources and the protection of these resources from pollution, depletion and degradation is a high priority for the country’s national water strategy. Water scarcity in Egypt collides with rapid population growth and increasing water demand. In ... Learn More

The International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. The Sustainable Water Management ... Learn More

IWaSP partnership efforts in South Africa indirectly improved water security for 300,000 people in 2015. Over EUR250,000 was leveraged for partnerships from the private sector and over EUR500,000 from government departments. WaSP South Africa was the lead organiser of the ... Learn More

The International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. A partnership with Total ... Learn More

The International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. In order to improve ... Learn More

The International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. A partnership with NWSC ... Learn More

The International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. In Kenya, the International ... Learn More

International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. The Mlalakua River is a ... Learn More

The International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. The Naivasha Lake and ... Learn More

The International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. The Ruvuma watershed is ... Learn More

The International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. A partnership with CocaCola ... Learn More

This partnership formed to identify fast-working, effective measures to improve erratic water supply and security in the Vieux Fort area of Saint Lucia, to collectively secure the water supply for communities and businesses in the area, and to foster active ... Learn More

The main objective of the partnership is to ensure the social, economic and environmental sustainability of the Itawa Springs and their benefits. The main strategy of the project thus was to safeguard the spring’s integrity and lifespan by helping the ... Learn More

The WSAIP is a highly participatory stakeholder empowerment process delivering a multi-stakeholder owned plan to improve Lusaka’s water security, with the commitment of stakeholders to implement that plan. The plan cuts across water supply and sanitation services, water resources management ... Learn More

To strengthen multi-stakeholder collaboration to safeguard Lusaka's water resources while enhancing the sustainable and timely access to water and sanitation for all." Cooperation is crucial if the complex issue of water security is to be addressed sustainably. Water security is ... Learn More

The objective of this partnership is to protect LWSC wellfields at Shaft 5 and Mass Media, in an environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable manner securing groundwater supply for Lusaka’s residents and businesses.Between March and December 2016, the International Water Stewardship ... Learn More

The climate and water risks facing small-and medium scale water users and smallholder farmers and their communities pose significant challenges to sustainable raw material production, and are a growing concern for progressive businesses like Serengeti Breweries. Through Maji SASA! a ... Learn More

This partnership seeks to reduce water losses in Metsimaholo Local Municipality (LM), situated in the International Vaal/Orange-Senqu catchment. Actions include a baseline assessment to determine current losses, community outreach measures and leakage repair on bulk and household infrastructure. Project partners ... Learn More

Based on mutual interest, the Lake Nyasa Basin Water Board, Kiwira Energy Ltd., Ensol Energy, International Water Stewardship Programme, a local NGO Kikundi cha Mazingira Ileje Mashariki (KMIM) and District Councils of Ileje and Rungwe after a series of consultation ... Learn More

Protecting Lake Hawassa is a broad and inclusive multi-stakeholder collaboration platform established in 2017, currently facilitated by the NatuReS programme, to improve water security for people, business and the environment in Hawassa, its lake and sub-catchment area. The partnership brings ... Learn More

The main objective to make sure that there is sustainable water supply from River Rwizi On top of that, the quality of the water should be improved The catchment areas around River Rwizi are to be protected The areas that ... Learn More

The International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. Woolworth and M&S; receive ... Learn More

The No drop is a simple-to-fill score card that assesses and ranks municipalities on water losses, revenue collection and water use efficiency (amount of water used per person per day). Municipalities can be compared to each other and their performance ... Learn More

The International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. The coastal city Port ... Learn More

Since 2017, six key partners have been working to build and deliver the Sustainable Rice Landscapes Initiative (SRLI) with an objective to increase the resource use efficiency and reduce climate change and other environmental impacts through the sustainable transformation of ... Learn More

Sasol has been extensively involved on the Vaal River System including aspects of water resource planning, infrastructure projects of direct interest to Sasol (VRESAP), governance, awareness raising. In particular, a partnership between Sasol, the Emfuleni local Municipality, and GIZ aims ... Learn More

The uMhlathuze Water Stewardship Partnership (UWASP) is a river basin collaboration of business, government and civil society partners established to address water security challenges in the uMhlathuze region of South Africa. UWASP aims to play a transformative role in the ... Learn More

The County Government of Kiambu County wanted to address the protection of water and environment in the County and sought support from IWaSP to facilitate interaction between the private sector and the Water Resources User Associations (WRUAs). The leadership capacity ... Learn More

The Idea about this project was to enhance active participation of communities /consumers to have active role in decision making especially on services offered by water sectors.Its also a platform availed for both the service providers and consumers to air ... Learn More

The Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate Mitigation (WaCCliM) project is designed to work across local, national and international levels, and proposes engaging with national governments, water and wastewater utility associations around three pilot companies in Mexico, Peru and Thailand. ... Learn More

Water Futures-Tanzania is working to bring stakeholders from different sectors together to develop action-orientated solutions for better management of water in the Wami-Ruvu River Basin and the city of Dar-es-Salaam. Together, TBL, WWF, and GIZ conducted a water risk assessment ... Learn More

South African Breweries Ltd (SAB Ltd), WWF South Africa and GIZ have come together to help tackle the issue of Water Scarcity in South Africa. The organizations share the common objective of developing strategic responses to future water risks faced ... Learn More

The Itawa springs and its supporting ecosystem is an important water resource supplying water for domestic and industrial purposes to the city of Ndola in the Copperbelt. In recent years, the physical integrity of the spring and surrounding riparian environment ... Learn More

In an effort to improve the operational performance of Water Service Providers (WSPs) in Kenya, VEI, Vewin, SNV Kenya, KEWI, GIZ and WASREB have teamed up with the Water Services Provider Association (WASPA) to develop and support a utility-led benchmarking ... Learn More

Tanzanian Breweries Limited (TBL) has initiated a number of water and sanitation projects in communities facing acute water shortages in Tanzania. The company has partnered with NGOs to provide clean and safe water in an effort to minimize water-borne diseases. ... Learn More

The project is focused on; improving water safety and security in the Mara River Basin, supporting structural poverty reduction and sustainable economic growth, and ecosystem conservation. The project implementation is a public-private partnership including international and Kenyan government institutions, led ... Learn More

Working with the Wami-Ruvu Basin Office and Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to monitor groundwater quality and the extent of changes to groundwater levels in the city. In addition, this collaboration is looking to fill abandoned open wells and boreholes ... Learn More

In Peru, the Water Futures Partnership has developed a comprehensive programme to increase sustainability of groundwater use in Lima following assessments of the socio-economic and hydrological risks facing the Rimac River Basin. Backus (SABMiller’s subsidiary) and GIZ are working to ... Learn More

Address water-related risks in the stone fruit supply chain of the Ceres area in the Western Cape. The project involves working with a group of Woolworth’s fruit suppliers, and is working with them to implement the Alliance for Water Stewardship ... Learn More

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