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DeltaMAR

Communication strategy

Communication with Stakeholders

Target Group Rural population
Communication objectives For project: (i) Increased awareness of rural populations demands and preferences; (ii) increased capacity for innovation

For target group: (i) Increased awareness regarding drinking-water related health issues; (ii) Increased knowledge about the potential of MAR; (iii) Increased capacity to govern MAR, both in terms of technical and administrative management.

Products Guidelines for training-of-trainer activities; Non-scientific report with project findings
Means of communication Action-research elements in studies; MAR training course organized in Khulna; Workshop

Target Group Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE); UNICEF Bangladesh; NGOs
Communication objectives For project: (i) Increased awareness of the target groups’ demands and preferences; (ii) increased innovation capacity

For target group: (i) Increased awareness of the competitive advantage of MAR; (ii) increased knowledge about technical and governance aspects related with MAR design, implementation and operation; (iii) increased intervention capacity for the promotion of MAR

Products Guidelines for training-of-trainer activities; online MAR training course; A capacity building needs document ; Non-scientific report; Website
Means of communication Knowledge co-creation; MAR training course organized in Khulna, Bangladesh; Workshop

Target Group Local governments (LGs)
Communication objectives For project: (i) Increased awareness of LGs role, demands and preferences; (ii) increased innovation capacity

For target group: (i) Increased awareness of the competitive advantage of MAR; (ii) increased knowledge about technical and governance aspects related with MAR design, implementation and operation; (iii) increased intervention capacity for MAR promotion.

Products Non-scientific report; Website
Means of communication Action-research elements in stud; Constant consultation; Workshop

Target Group Small & medium enterprises (SMEs)
Communication objectives For project: (i) Increased awareness of SMEs roles, demands and preferences; (ii) increased innovation capacity

For target group: (i) Increased awareness of business opportunities

Products Non-scientific report; Website
Means of communication Action-research elements in study; Workshop

Target Group Dhaka University – depts of geology and political sciences
Communication objectives For project: (i) Increased awareness of the target group’s demands and preferences; (ii) increased innovation capacity

For target group: (i) Increased research and teaching capacity

Products 3 PhD theses; Guidelines for curriculum development
Means of communication Knowledge co-creation; training of Bangladeshi PhD students; Workshop, conferences

International Collaboration

Target Group Scientific networks
Communication objectives (i) benefit from existing knowledge on MAR; (ii) benefit from interdisciplinary and international knowledge exchange
Products 4 PhD Theses (16 peer-reviewed articles)
Means of communication Conferences, publications (activity 6); personal communication; social media

Target Group UNICEF international; Simavi; Acacia Water
Communication objectives (i) Benefit from partners’ expertise in project; (ii) Benefit from partners’ presence in related activities, elsewhere, to disseminate project results
Products Guidelines for training-of-trainer activities; online training course; Non-scientific reports; website
Means of communication Joint work within project; Workshop; Conferences; Use of (social) media.