Project Name: Technical Assistance Project (TAP) for Knowledge Development & Training Networking (KDTN), Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Programme Support-II (WSSPS-II)
Name of Client: DANIDA & GoB
Period: January 2006 to December 2011 (72 Months)
Description of Project:
The development objective of the ‘Knowledge Development and Training Networking’ Project implemented by ITN Centre, BUET (ITN-BUET) was
to improve the standard of public health and promote sustainable environment through strengthened capacity of sector stakeholders
to support sustainable development of hygiene, sanitation and water supply.
The immediate objectives of the ‘Knowledge Development and Training Networking’ Project was to:
- Strengthen the capacity of government, local government institutions and non-government stakeholders at all levels to play the roles required to achieve the development objective; and
- Enhance the capacity of ITN-BUET to promote operational management and sector support.
Specifically, the project aimed at attaining improved capacity of sector professionals to plan and implement sustainable WATSAN programmes, and enhanced capacity of decision and policy makers in policy formulation. The main focus was on upgrading curricula and syllabi, development of teaching guidelines, conducting specialized courses, seminars and sector support activities. These were the foundations of the second phase project (WSSPS-II).