In Mexico river basin organizations were created by the State to manage water resources in a participatory and inclusive manner. Still, there are important limitations in terms of democratic practice and social inclusion. The CONAGUA is, therefore, interested in strengthening multi-stakeholder governance of river basing institutions through institutional re-design and capacity-building processes oriented at building greater capacities for meaningful multi-stakeholder planning, alternative conflict resolution and consensus-building processes.
- Engage in a thorough institutional design and socio-political analysis of the democratic performance of three (3) selected urban river basin organizations.
- Implement a capacity building processes in specialized topics, including: multi-stakeholder planning, alternative conflict resolution and consensus building processes.
- Produce policy recommendations to strengthen the democratic performance of river basin organisations at a national level and also to upscale and replicate the capacity-building process.
- River basin organisations (including all their government, social, private, academic member organisations and interested citizens)