Third Wetskills in Oman successfully wrapped-up 



And the winner is…

Team Wave Integration won the third Wetskills Water Challenge in Oman. The team came up with a creative solution to kick-start a sustainable and self-supportive local Water Footprint Network in Oman and combining experience jobs for talented female graduates. The case was formulated by a consortium of Water Footprint Implementation, Oman Water Society, Water Footprint Network and Sultan Qaboos University. These organizations a

im to establish a local network for awareness and capacity development including the implementation of the Water Footprint concept. Maartje Wadman, Junior Soil Advisor of Antea Group in The Netherlands, presenter of the pitch for the winning team: “Really would like to thank everyone who made this Wetskills edition still an unforgettable experience. I am sure that I will come back to Oman and that

I will join another Wetskills edition.”


The Coronavirus (COVID-19) affected the Wetskills programme in Oman. Despite all adaptive measures, the shortening of 2 days and the postpone of the 2ndInternational conference on Water Resources in Arid Areas where the Finals & Awarding Ceremony were planned, the programme went well, the participants were satisfied, and the results are promising. The Wetskills supervsiors Marcel Rompelman and Ahmed Al-Busaidi (SQU) managed to complete a quality programme in Muscat.

Read more: Full Press-release Wetskills-Oman 2020


Fore more information: Johan Oost,

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