This component addresses the policy, legislation, institutions and capacity needs to enable our 6 participating countries to develop and implement Integrated Water Resources Management and Water Use Efficiency plans.

Policy, legislation and institutional reforms will be developed and adopted in order to address the gaps in finance and policy work identified in many of the participating countries. Tools and guidelines will be adopted for the future sustainable use of water resources, wastewater collection and treatment solutions, protection from drought, whilst ensuring efficient use of water for the economic requirements of each participating countries (i.e. household, urban, industry and agriculture). Alternative solutions for more effective uses of water will be developed to promote sustainable development and reduce poverty.