The seminar was hold in Nairobi from 18 to 21 October, 2010.
In total, some 28 people participated representing European Investment Bank,
the European Union delegations of Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Congo,
Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Somalia, Swaziland ; Directorate General
Development; Europe Aid Cooperation Office (AIDCO); Plan Kenya, Ecotac,
Kenya; Ministry of Water and Irrigation (Water Services Regulatory Board,
Water Services Trust Fund), Kenya and national delegations from Lesotho,
Namibia and Rwanda.
The 4 day seminar was divided into 3 parts: Day 1 : Supporting the water
sector when it is not a focal sector and field visit; Day 2: Basic sanitation
– demand – supply – enabling environment; Day 3: Institutional context
and sector budget support; Day 4: Finance and procedures Six topics were
selected against which there was a focus on three cross cutting themes
supported by pre-seminar questionnaires: Capacity building; decentralisation
and, indicators and results based management.