New training institute in Dhaka to improve capacity development in water and sanitation


The Dhaka Water and Sanitation Authority (DWASA) and IHE Delft will collaborate to set up a new, regional training institute in Dhaka, called the Dhaka WASA International Training and Research Institute (DITRI). The institute will provide training programmes in the field of water supply and sewerage management.

WOP2, together with VEI, was at the frontline of this collaboration and introduced both parties to each other and guided the process.

The partners will identify opportunities for joint research and actively work on joint collaborative research proposals in water distribution, sewage management, urban water systems and on other fields of mutual interest. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Prof Eddy Moors (Rector of IHE Delft) and Dr Taqsem Khan (Managing Director of DWASA) on Friday, January 22, 2021.