RCDN is a regional network that makes improvements happen even in the most challenging conditions, by constantly creating innovative knowledge solutions and ideas for better performance of LGUs and PUCs in rendering water and sanitation services in SEE through collaborative delivery of innovative, high quality, standardized, affordable, and tailor-made CD products.
Providing capacity development services during COVID-19: RCDN Networking
What were major challenges to capacity development delivery and how did the partner associations adjust to continue providing high level services during the COVID-19 pandemic were key issues discussed at the RCDN partners meeting held online on 21 December 2021.
Additional efforts that needed to be invested in converting face-to-face to online delivery, insufficient computer literacy ...
RCDN Knowledge Management Newsletter – first edition
We are happy to share with you the first edition of our Knowledge Management Newsletter: At the Source of Knowledge. This is a huge knowledge base that ca...
Two-day training on Integrated Asset Management in BiH
On 18 and 19 March 2021, Aquasan Network in BiH organized a two-day seminar / training on RCDN CD product Integrated Asset Management. Participants were rep...
Specialised conferences, forums and seminars
on a the key issues in water management
CD PRODUCT CENTRE - SOURCE OF KNOWLEDGE
RCDN defines peer exchange as a collaborative learning practice joining representatives of the water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector or local government sector having a similar professional background and facing similar challenges with regard to municipal WSS services delivery to share knowledge and experiences aiming at improving municipal WSS services delivery.Go to CD products
RCDN defines study tour as an educational travel. It is a tour undertaken to contribute to strengthening technical competence of water supply and sanitation and local government sector staff. Their technical competences are strengthened by practice-oriented learning and through exchange of experiences on regional or international level.
RCDN study tour includes technical visits to relevant institutions, selected according to technical and didactical criteria, and provides opportunity for theoretical and practical learning as well as an exchange of experiences with experts and practitioners in comparable working contexts.Go to CD products
RCDN defines conference as a formal meeting that gathers people that share an interest with regard to the improvement of municipal water supply and sanitation (WSS) service delivery. According to RCDN definition, a conference consists of different sessions referring to emerging trends and priority topics where professionals share knowledge and experience.Go to CD products
COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE
RCDN defines community of practice as a group of active practioners of various sectors and having a diverse professional background, but share the same interest in a particular subject relevant to their professional context aiming at improving municipal water supply and sanitation services delivery.Go to CD products
RCDN defines dialogue as a mean to facilitate understanding between two or more parties e.g. local government units (LGUs) and public utility companies (PUCs), associations of LGUs (LGAs) and associations of PUCs (APUCs) having different perspectives towards on an issue of concern related to municipal water supply and sanitation (WSS) service delivery (e.g. regulation).
RCDN stakeholder dialogue is a method for managing change processes through cooperation between the WSS and local government sector aiming at overcoming an issue of concern related to municipal service delivery. To do so, the stakeholders are involved that are relevant to overcoming an issue of concern related to municipal WSS serviced delivery (e.g. LGUs, PUCs, APUCs, LGAs, IFIs).
They exchange different perspectives on the identified issue of concern, and jointly seek solutions. The RCDN stakeholder dialogue offers a safe and inclusive environment allowing to stakeholders to do so.
There are different forms of stakeholder dialogues, some focusing more on consultation and having a regional character (multi-stakeholder forum), others focusing more on implementation and having a national character); all are realised in a structured and facilitated manner.
A RCDN stakeholder dialogue is not a stand-alone event, but a series of events building on each other to
achieve RCDN objectives.
RCDN defines advisory service as a service that supports performance improvement of RCDN clients, e.g. partner associations (APUCs and LGAs) and its members (LGUs and PUCs).Go to CD products
TRAININGS OF TRAINERS
Training of Trainers (ToT) is a particular form of training that is realised to train individuals that shall act as trainers and multipliers in RCDN context.Go to CD products
RCDN defines training as a practice-oriented learning activity aiming at up-grading knowledge, know-how and competences.
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SUCCESS STORIES OF OUR MEMBERS (USERS)
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New capital infrastructure investments, such as WWCT project, require
capacitated staff and cost covering tariff. Only with adequate planning,
investing in knowledge, exchange of experiences, both good and bad, we
can provide the sustainability of the investment and quality services to our
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