Rand Water and World Water Academy Sign MOU for Joint Capacity Development in South Africa and Africa
At the official reception of cocreateMYCITY DURBAN Mr. Sipho Mosai, CEO of Rand Water and Mrs. Gabrielle Knufman, CEO of World Water Academy signed a Memorandum of understanding (MOU) on collaborating on capacity development opportunities and joint training activities in South Africa and Africa.
The Ambassador of the Netherlands to South Africa, Mr. Han Peters, welcomed both organizations and the audience and asked both parties to say something before witnessing the signing of the MOU.
Mr. Sipho Mosai stressed the importance of capacity building and expanding joint training activities and the good relationship with the Netherlands and World Water Academy.
“We are very much looking forward to the collaboration with Rand Water, Mrs. Gabriëlle Knufman said. As the largest water utility in Africa, you have clearly articulated your intent to play a role in skills and capacity building in the water sector. That is exactly what we as World Water Academy, also see as our mission. We have been involved in capacity building in South Africa for many years, most of the time through funded projects like OKP “Bridging the Water”.
With this MOU with Rand Water, we enter a new phase and consolidate our ties with South Africa and the South African Water Sector. Rand Water has a global reputation for providing water of high quality and is known to strive for excellence. It is a company where skill development, learning and growing is encouraged. Something that is close to our heart.”