Backstopping Mandate for Water

Proyecto terminado

Water secure development cooperation requires continuous knowledge management and capacity strengthening through sound thematic expertise. The next phase of the Backstopping Mandate (BSM) for water will help to capitalize on SDC’s key learnings and successes, fuel capacity building, and foster mainstreaming and coherence. It will allow thematic water network (RésEAU) to be fit for purpose and to cope with new trends and challenges.

Región/País Tema Período Presupuesto
A nivel mundial
Política del sector del agua
Abastecimiento de agua
Preservación de los recursos hídricos
01.06.2018 - 30.11.2021
CHF  1’582’000
Contexto Water-related issues play a key role in SDC’s drive to achieve its overall goal of poverty reduction and sustainable development. Since 1996, the BSM supports SDC’s and its partners’ interventions in the water sector. In this phase, the BSM’s focus is on strengthening the RésEAU and its partners through knowledge management and agile capacity building.
Objetivos The BSM contributes – through knowledge sharing, capacity strengthening and thematic expertise - to increased water secure development and ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
Grupos destinarios Water Network ‘RésEAU’ and its partners
Efectos a medio plazo
  • Adequate and innovative knowledge management and lessons learned from the GPW and its network (RésEAU) are used for planning, to nourish the policy dialogue at various levels, and will deliver outstanding collaboration and partnership working.
  • Strengthened and extended water-related capacities and competencies of the RésEAU members and key SDC members in order to exert influence and impact.

Resultados previstos:  

  • Facilitating RésEAU and other Communities of Practice (CoPs), thematic working groups, sector networks, development platforms and learning events in line with the strategic networking framework of GPW;
  • Regional and global thematic workshops,
  • learning journeys and webinars are organized;
  • RésEAU products and tools that expedite thematic learning and promote a continuous knowledge exchange among the network members, SDC staff and partners are available;
  • Capitalization of sector and partner related experiences and knowledge;
  • Capacity building and coaching of RésEAU members.

Resultados de las fases anteriores:  

  • Capitalisation, experience analysis and sector documentation (e.g. maintaining and improving shareweb, SDC Water Portfolio Analysis, review and commenting on various GPW reports)
  • Knowledge sharing and networking (preparation, facilitation and documentation of GPW reviews; thematic and methodological support to the RésEAU; conceptualisation, organisation, facilitation and reporting of various events such as the Water team days; support services to the Swiss networks and partnerships, such as the Swiss Water Partnership).
  • Provision of services on demand
  • Support and analysis of project experiences

Dirección / Officina Federal responsable COSUDE
Crédito Cooperación al desarrollo
Contrapartes del proyecto Contraparte del contrato
Sector privado
  • Sector privado extranjero Sur/Este
  • Sector privado suizo

Coordinación con otros proyectos y actores Strong coordination & collaboration with AGUASAN CoP, AGUASAN workshop, RésEAU Trend Observatory and GPW’s Peer Review
Presupuesto Fase en curso Presupuesto suizo CHF    1’582’000 Presupuesto actual suizo ya emitido CHF    728’453 Total del proyecto desde la primera fase Presupuesto suizo CHF   6’482’520
Fases del proyecto

Fase 9 01.06.2018 - 30.11.2021   (Completed)

Fase 8 01.02.2015 - 31.05.2018   (Completed) Fase 7 01.01.2012 - 31.12.2014   (Completed)