This WOPs is a peer-support arrangement between Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) Fiji and Hunter Water Australia (HWA) Australia, carried out on a not-for-profit basis with the objective of strengthening operator capacity.
Partners focused on six priority areas following a dynamic and participatory diagnosis, which resulted in an ambitious one-year work plan. The management of the WOP was informal however followed the initial plan. Classroom and on-thejob training, frequent remote exchanges and operational assistance visits allowed for the expected objectives to be achieved. This inclusive and novel approach was conducive to rapid change and progress.