29-31 May 2013, Delft, The Netherlands

CD Symposium
Developing Capacity from Rio to Reality: Who's Taking the Lead?

Cap-Net UNDP

Cap-Net UNDP is an international network for capacity building in sustainable water management. It is made up of a partnership of autonomous regional and country-level networks committed to capacity building in the water sector and partner institutions.

The strategic goal of Cap-Net UNDP is to build capacity of institutions and individuals to manage, develop and use water resources sustainably and to adapt to increasing climate variability within a context that addresses gender equity and sustainable livelihoods.

The three axes of action of Cap-Net UNDP are:

  • Capacity development delivery
  • Strengthening of partnerships
  • Knowledge management

Made up of 23 geographic, 4 thematic capacity building networks and international partners, Cap-Net helps

  • Local, national and regional organizations to improve performance and relevance, share tools and knowledge, access resources and better coordinate activities
  • International development organizations and research institutes to increase their relevance, outreach and impact on the ground, incorporate local knowledge
  • Donors and multilateral agencies to scale-up impacts and get the most from their capacity building investment, synergy.

A programme of UNDP, Cap-Net receives core funding from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.

More information

Website: www.cap-net.org