[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The 3-day workshop on consolidation of survey techniques – SWOT analysis and business planning gathered the representatives of product owners, several national associations of local governments (LGAs) and public utilities (APUCs) in SEE, GIZ ORF MMS team and GIZ International and regional experts.

The aim of the workshop was to share the preliminary findings of the market studies and corresponding products’ SWAT, to discuss the key aspects referring to business planning and to clarify the involvement of APUCs and LGAs during business plan development.

The results of the market study showed that the Asset Management Advisory Services (AM) has the highest priority in the water sector for the region of South-East Europe both for public utilities and local governments. The business plan for this product will be prepared jointly with another asset management related product: Decision Supporting System for Investment Planning (DSSIP) for water utilities.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vcex_image_flexslider caption=“true“ thumbnail_link=“lightbox“ image_ids=“553,554,555,556,557,558,559,560″ lightbox_skin=“mac“][/vc_column][/vc_row]