Partners for Water - WWSD

Partners for Water aims to improve water safety and water security in urban deltas through the use of innovative Dutch knowledge.


The Water Safety and Water Security regulations stimulate partnerships between Dutch and local consortium parties. The subsidy can be applied for pilot projects and feasibility studies abroad.

Projects must relate to the following themes;

  • drinking water and sanitation;
  • sustainable development of waterways and ports not being ashore activities;
  • climate;;
  • safety;
  • food and ecosystems;
  • water and energy.

Who can submit

  • Enterprises in a partnership
  • Research organizations
  • Non-governmental organizations


Annual budget of € 4 million, € 2 million per application round.


  • 1 July 2019 to 6 September 2019 by 12h00.


Make an appointment in time for your project idea meeting, this is mandatory!

Do you want to know more about this subsidy, download the Partners for Water infographic for free!

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