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Narratives of Change from Field Level Leadership in SAS, Beira, Mozambique

This report presents the finding of a qualitative assessment of the Field-Level Leadership, a capacity building programme developed by the Centre of Excellence for Change and the World Bank, that was implemented in support of the staff of the Beira Sanitation Autonomous Service in Mozambique. SASB is a public municipal authority which develops, manages, and maintains sanitation and drainage infrastructure in the city. The report collects anecdotes that emerged from some interviews that were conducted with SASB staff as well as with the population with the purpose to identify the main changes that were generated through the FLL. It comes in combination with a video which visually presents the main findings of this assessment.

03 June 2024


Field Level Leadership (FLL) programme in Beira Municipality

The Beira Autonomous Sanitation Unit (SASB) has at present a total of about 200 staff and is responsible for provision of urban drainage and sanitation services in the area under the jurisdiction of Beira municipality, which has the highest concentration of population in the central region of Mozambique. SASB is a unit of the Beira Municipality endowed with administrative and financial autonomy. Issues underlying the poor performance of municipal services in Mozambique are complex and multidimensional. However, there is growing recognition that practical measures are necessary on top of managerial changes.

03 June 2024


VWI Evaluation 2024

In 2023, Technopolis BV was commissioned by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) to deliver an impact and process evaluation of the Valuing Water Initiative, in order to offer insights into the relevance, effectiveness, and coherence of VWI during the period of 2019-2023 in consideration of its defined objectives, and to identify lessons to be learned and offer recommendations for VWI 2.0.

03 June 2024

Technopolis Group

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2021- VALUING WATER

The 2021 edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report (UN WWDR 2021) entitled ‘Valuing Water ’ groups current methodologies and approaches to the valuation of water into five interrelated perspectives: valuing water sources, in situ water resources and ecosystems; valuing water infrastructure for water storage, use, reuse or supply augmentation; valuing water services, mainly drinking water, sanitation and related human health aspects; valuing water as an input to production and socio-economic activity, such as food and agriculture, energy and industry, business and employment; and other sociocultural values of water, including recreational, cultural and spiritual attributes. These are complemented with experiences from different global regions; opportunities to reconcile multiple values of water through more integrated and holistic approaches to governance; approaches to financing; and methods to address knowledge, research and capacity needs.

27 March 2024

UN Water

Making Every Drop Count

“Making Every Drop Count: An Agenda for Water Action” presents many recommendations as part of an Outcome Report from the High Level Panel on Water, which was convened in January 2016 by the United Nations Secretary-General and the World Bank Group President.

27 March 2024

UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs and World Bank

The Global Assessment of Private Sector Impacts on Water

This report reveals how industry practices are driving five critical threats to global freshwater systems – groundwater depletion, metal contamination, plastic pollution, water diversion and transfer and eutrophication.

12 April 2022

Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan Team

Valuing Water: A Conceptual Framework for Making Better Decisions Impacting Water

The Valuing Water Initiative has developed a conceptual framework for better decisions impacting water.

10 March 2022

The Valuing Water Initiative

Financial implications of addressing water-related externalities in the packaged meat industry

The global consumer staples sector, including the packaged meat industry, faces a $200 billion impact from water scarcity and is the most exposed of all sectors to water risk.

08 December 2021

Jenna Stewart, Paul Reig

Financial implications of addressing water-related externalities in the apparel sector

The apparel industry withdraws over 215 billion cubic meters of water annually, which is equivalent to the total annual water withdrawals of Indonesia in 2017.

08 December 2021

Jenna Stewart, Paul Reig