Author
Dotun Adekile, Bélis Matabire, Miguel Angel Gonzalez Alonso and Dr Kerstin Danert

Year of Publishing
2017

Publisher
UNICEF/ Skat Foundation

Institution
UNICEF/ Skat Foundation

Striving for Professionalism in Cost Effective Boreholes Angola

Description:

Final Workshop Report (Angola, 20 – 24 November 2017) on Professional Borehole Drilling Management Training Course: Understanding groundwater, cost-effective boreholes, procurement, contract management and costing and pricing of boreholes


As part of the cooperation agreement between UNICEF and Skat Foundation on Professional Borehole Drilling Management, a five day training workshop on ‘Understanding groundwater, cost effective boreholes, procurement, contract management and costing and pricing of boreholes’ was conducted by Skat Foundation on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Water, Angola, between the 20th and 24th November, 2017. The workshop was delivered at the Instituto Superior Politenico, Tundavala, Lubango, Angola by Miguel Angelo Gonzalez Alonso, Belis Matabire and Dotun Adekile with remote support from Kerstin Danert and Jose Gesti Canuto on behalf of Skat Foundation and UNICEF Programme Division, New York. Tomas Lopez de Bufala and Edson Monterio of UNICEF Angola provided both logistical and technical support during the workshop. Apart from the facilitators, 28 participants took part in the workshop. The following report gives an account of the proceedings and outcomes of the workshop.

The learning objectives of the training workshop were that by the end of the course, the participants would:
Understand the Principles of Cost Effective Boreholes
Have some knowledge of groundwater occurrence in Angola
Understand the procurement process in borehole construction
Appreciate why transparency in procurement is essential for sustainable water supplies
Understand how to cost and price boreholes in drilling projects
Be able to prepare engineer’s estimates for borehole drilling projects
Evaluate tender documents for siting and drilling of boreholes
Effectively manage borehole drilling projects from site selection through to completion


Bibliographical Information:

Dotun Adekile, Bélis Matabire, Miguel Angel Gonzalez Alonso and Dr Kerstin Danert (2017) Striving for Professionalism in Cost Effective Boreholes Angola. , UNICEF/ Skat Foundation , UNICEF/ Skat Foundation


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