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2019

Final Master Plan Report

31 December 2019

The Consultant submitted the final Master Plan, which was reviewed taking into account the comments received by the Client, TAC and Stakeholders. The Report includes the analysis carried out, the proposed works to be implemented in Marondera, the review of the capacity of the Council, the EFA and the phased development program for the immediate, medium term and long term horizons.

Marondera IUWM MP promotes awareness campaign for solid waste management: Think Green, Keep Clean

22 November 2019

Thinking green starts from a young age: pupils in Marondera (Cherutombo primary school) are learning to keep their city clean.

Capacity building on The Project Cycle Management and on Urban Planning

23 October 2019

Capacity building on The Project Cycle Management and on Urban Planning, held by Dr Cocchi and Dr Chaeruka at MUAST in Marondera

3rd Stakeholders' Workshop in Marondera

23 October 2019

The Consultant presented the results of the WRM SP, new proposals for agriculture and solid waste management. The Stakeholders provided their proactive comments in order to improve the proposals through a participative approac.

Water Resources Management Strategic Plan

11 September 2019

The Consultant submits the Water Resources Management Strategic Plan: it provides water balance analysis for Marondera development at different scenarios, water allocation and management model results, climate change impact assessment and input for the IUWM Master Plan.

The Consultant is continuing the stakeholders consultations

12 June 2019

Clean Marondera group was consulted on June 12th. The Community provided inputs for the development of the Master Plan for solid waste management and water supply issues.

Field activities

29 May 2019

Business Focus Group Meeting in Dombotombo

Field activities

28 May 2019

Focus group with Cleaning Marondera

Marondera Integrated Urban Water Management Master Plan

10 April 2019

The second stakeholders’ workshop was held in Marondera on April 10th, 2019. The Consultant presented the options of intervention for 2025, 2030 and 2040 scenarios, related to the Water Resources Management and the Water, Wastewater and Solid waste works. The open discussion with the Stakeholders provided inputs for the development of the Master Plan.

2018

Field activities

5 November 2018

The Consultant commissioned to EMA the water quality sampling and testing. Samples are taken in different points of the water and sewage networks to assess the current condition of the system in this season.

Field activities

30 October 2018

The team completed the Socioeconomic Household Data Collection. The purpose of the survey is to contribute to the baseline assessment for WASH: the survey results will assist in shaping some project activities, as well as provide a baseline for measuring project impact at its conclusion.

First stakeholders workshop

4 October 2018

BETA Studio JV, together with international and Zimbabwean experts, organised the first stakeholders workshop for the “Marondera Integrated Urban Water Management Master Plan” Project. Many stakeholders from different Local and National Authorities attended the workshop in Marondera. The stakeholders’ engagement is a fundamental step for the development of the project. The results achieved during the first 6 months of the project were presented, including the current situation of the water and sanitation infrastructures and of the solid waste, the urban planning, the social and environmental aspects. The results of the immediate needs (detailed design of the urgent measures) provoked special interest. An open session in the afternoon involved the stakeholders discussing on issues that are the basis for the development of the next activities, i.e. the definition of alternative project scenarios, that will be presented within 6 months.

Second deliverable submission

10 September 2018

The Consultant delivers the Month 6 Progress Report on IUWM Current situation and WRM Strategic Plan with annexes (due at month 6).

Field activities

24 August 2018

The topographic survey, aimed to collect data for the diagnostic phase, is on-going in Marondera.

GWP training workshop

17 July 2018

The Consultant, together with many stakeholders, participates to the training workshop organised by Global Water Partnership (GWP) in Harare: "Unpacking the concept and principles of Integrated Urban Water Management" Marondera Integrated Urban Water Management Master Plan Project.

Meeting with the AfDB

16 June 2018

A meeting between the African Development Bank (AFDB), the Client (MoEWC), Global Water Parntership (GWP), local Authorities and the JV representatives is held in Marondera to present the Inception Report and Immediate needs results.

Meeting with the Client

15 June 2018

During the meeting, the JV representatives present the Inception Report and Immediate needs to the Client (MoEWC).

First deliverable submission

8 June 2018

The Consultant delivers the Inception Report and the Immediate needs Report with annexes (due at month 3).

Kick-off meeting with the Municipality of Marondera

19 April 2018

During the Kick-off meeting with the Municipality in Marondera, the purpose of the project, the approach that will be adopted and the first findings are presented and discussed. The Project takes into account the contributions and views of the local Authorities.

First finding report

5 April 2018

The Consultant delivers the “First findings Report” as requested by the Client. The report presents the first findings of the work carried out regarding water resources, water supply and sanitation systems.

Kick-off meeting

23 March 2018

The kick off meeting between the Client, the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate of the Republic of Zimbabwe (MoEWC) and the representative of the JV BETA Studio – Ingegneri Riuniti – Z&A –– Kogussho is held. The project engineer, Eng. Mpala, presents the project background, expectations & outcomes and the JV representatives illustrate the Project Methodology, the First Findings of the initial activities and the Work Plan.

Signing of the Contract

23 February 2018

The JV BETA Studio – Ingegneri Riuniti – Z&A Consulting Engineers –– Kogussho Consulting signs the contract with the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate of the Republic of Zimbabwe for Consulting Services “Developing an Integrated Urban Water Management Master Plan for Marondera Municipality”.

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