026-i. Advice: water management and development cooperation

The NCEA issued an advice on a policy document for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on water management and development cooperation.

Advisory reports and other documents

02 May 1996: Other

Accompanying letter NL

Advice NL

Appendices Advice NL

Significant details

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a policy document titled 'Sector policy document Water management and Development cooperation'. This document aimed to describe the role and problems of, and approaches to freshwater management in development programmes. 

The Ministry asked the NCEA to advise on the quality of this document. Earlier, the NCEA had already provided draft advice on the framework for analysis for the implementation of water management studies. In the current advice, the NCEA discusses a.o.:

  • Water in diverse systems: water management system, natural system, socio-economic system, institutional system and international context;
  • Analysis of the water sector, based on the natural, socio-economic and institutional system;
  • Ministerial policy on water management;
  • Guidelines for programme development.

Parties involved

Members of the working group

mr A.L.J. van den Dries
ms B. van Koppen
mr F. Rijsberman
mr R. Slootweg

Chairman of the working group: mr D. de Zeeuw

Technical secretary: mr A.J. Kolhoff

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Component authority
Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Further details

Started: 12 Feb 1996
Completed: 02 May 1996


Water & sanitation
Water management

Last modified: 10 Jul 2018