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The inception phase of Training for Real in Uganda

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posted on 12.02.2018, 15:09 by Brian Reed, Sue Coates, Victor Male, Albert Rugumayo
Delivering water and sanitation services requires the inputs of many resources; natural, social, political, financial, physical and human. The human resource needs to be of the correct quantity (sufficient staff) and the right quality (qualified and motivated). Capacity building aims to improve the quality of the human resource, but this can be piecemeal, uncoordinated and unsustainable. A sector wide scoping study was made into capacity building needs in Uganda, to see why established training providers were not supplying the industry with the correct quality of staff. The results of the study however highlighted the problems faced by employers in articulating their demands concerning adequately trained and motivated staff. This study formed the inception stage of the Training for Real Project (Uganda).



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REED, B. ... et al, 2005. The inception phase of Training for Real in Uganda. IN: Kayaga, S. (ed). Maximising the benefits from water and environmental sanitation: Proceedings of the 31st WEDC International Conference, Kampala, Uganda, 31 October-4 November 2005, pp. 243-246.


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