Consultation Phase 2

The Phase 2 Consultation (September-December 2009) focussed on the content of the Draft Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol August 2009, and the practical application of this assessment tool. It was conducted at the same time as a program of Trialling of the Draft Protocol in a number of different locations.


Consultation Phase 2 - Related Links:

1. HSAF Phase 2 Consultation - Outcomes Report
2. Draft Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol - Trialling Outcomes Report
3. Draft Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol - Trialling and related documents
4. The Draft Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol (August 2009) documents
5. Frequently Asked Questions about the Forum and the Draft Protocol
 
Consultation Phase 2 - Statistics

An overview of the stakeholder engagement activities is as follows:
 

  • Number of countries in which stakeholder engagement took place: 24;
  • Total number of stakeholders in attendance at engagement activities: 1308;
  • Total number of stakeholders receiving regular email updates during consultation period: 3800;
  • Approximate number of web hits to the HSAF Draft Protocol webpage during 15 week consultation period: 3000 (The HSAF Draft Protocol webpage is located at: www.hydropower.org/sustainable_hydropower/hsaf.html);
  • Government departments contacted by HSAF: 222 in 97 countries;
  • Total number of people from Civil Society Organisations participating in HSAF engagement activities, includes meetings, workshops and on-line survey: 123;
  • Total number of people from Dam Affected Communities participating in HSAF engagement activities, includes meetings, workshops and on-line survey: close to 215;
  • Total number of respondents to the on-line survey: 90.


The objectives of the HSAF Phase 2 Consultation were to:

  • Build on the awareness raising and stakeholder relations developed during Phase 1;
  • Obtain detailed feedback from a diversity of views on the content and applicability of the Draft Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol - August 2009; and
  • Ensure that the final Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol is a tool that is credible and useful to stakeholders with an interest in hydropower and sustainability.


Draft Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol


Hand-outs of different lengths were available to download, during Consultation Phase 2, which provided overview information about the Forum and the Draft Protocol. They included:

HSAF 1-page Summary Sheet – August 2009:


HSAF 4-page Summary Sheet – August 2009:


Draft Protocol Information Document and Examples of Content – August 2009: