WOP: ONEA & SIAAP

Kristin HeskeKristin Heske   December 02, 2015  
 

wop africaThe WOP between the Office national de l'eau et de l'assainissement (ONEA) of Burkina Faso and the Syndicat interdépartemental pour l'assainissement de l'agglomération parisienne (SIAAP) of France was initiated in 2009 with the main aim of strengthening the technical and organizational capacity of ONEA through training and exchange. The partnership was especially focused on improving water analysis laboratories efficiency.

GENERAL WOP INFORMATION

January 01, 2009 -
Was the code of conduct followed?
Don't know link
Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
Don't know
Mentor motivations
  • New opportunities/challenges for employees
  • Solidarity principles

PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

    Type of support
    Funding

Total cost of WOP ($)
20,500.00

THEMES AND OBJECTIVES

Themes
  • Asset management
  • Water quality management
  • Other

Please specify other theme(s)
• Asset management and operation of sewer systems
• Relation between industrials and ONEA
• Water treatment and environmental regulations
• Zoning definition of the 2 biggest cities of the country
• Asset management of plants dedicated to drainage of faecal sludge
• Improving water analysis laboratories efficiency
• Support laboratories to move on from certification (ISO 9001) to accreditation (ISO 17025)
• Training, joint diagnosis, field visits, co-writing of terms of reference

Objectives
The objective of this WOP consists in strengthening the technical and organizational capacity of ONEA through training and exchange. The Partnership was especially focused on improving water analysis laboratories efficiency.

WOPS ACTIVITIES

What types of activities were carried out to help develop operator capacity?
  • Classroom training
  • Joint planning or work
  • Site visits

Describe WOPs activities
Two laboratory managers from Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso spent one week in SIAAPs central lab near Paris to work on the following workshops:
• How to organize the work into a lab to keep motivation into our staff?
• How to qualify our collaborators to specific analysis and trace it for quality purpose?
• Discovery of a computer system dedicated to a laboratory (LIMS laboratory Internal Management System)
• How to organize regulatory and normative monitoring?
• Strategy to adopt to get in a single public procurement all needs around an analytical instrument (the supply, the repair, spare parts, training, specific consumables and reactants)
• How to organize the metrology into a laboratory to manage temperature, weight and volume measurements?
• How to organize evacuation of different types of wastes produced into laboratories?

RESULTS

Describe the overall results
Needs Assessed, New Skills Acquired, Operational Performance Enhanced

Which factors had a positive influence on the success of your WOP?
  • Appropriate partner selection
  • Suitable partnership design

Which factors impeded the success of your WOP?
Not tied to ongoing processes

Attachments

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  • WOP ONEA & SIAAP - Presentation Third Global WOPs Congress
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