CAPE VERDE: Autonomous water and sanitation utilities - "SAAS"

Within the co-operation programme with Cape Verde, dealing with the topic: "Search and Management of Water Resources", the French Embassy in Praia has requested IOWater to implement a training programme, addressing the Managers of the Autonomous Water and Sanitation Utilities ("SAAS"), recently created in this archipelago.

The aspects of the management of a water and sanitation utility were presented to these managers: administrative, financial, technical and commercial management, management indicators, depreciation and renewal of equipment, and rehabilitation techniques, etc.

At the end of the training programme, the local Authorities wished that IOWater continue its assistance on the following topics: performance indicators, methods and tools for assessing the needs and developing water utilities and water resource management.