Training on Managed Aquifer Recharge Held at Safari Court Hotel in Windhoek, Namibia on 2 March 2017

The training was attended by 37 participants from 11 SADC Member States, the World Bank representative from Washington DC in the USA, SADC Secretariat, NamWater, City of Windhoek and Ministry of Agricuture, Water and Forestry in Namibia. Dr. Ricky Murray of Groundwater Africa Consultants delivered the theoretical training from morning until lunch. The afternoon was […]

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SADC-GMI participates in 17th WaterNet symposium in Gaborone

The SADC Groundwater Management Institute participated in the 17th WaterNet Symposium held from 26 to 28 October at the Gaborone International Conference Centre.The symposium was collectively organised by WaterNet, WARFSA and GWP-SA and embraced the concept of integrated water resource management. Water security, sustainability and development in eastern and southern Africa were issues of focus. […]

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SADC-GMI launch

The SADC-Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI), a new organisation that will positively impact the lives of 70% of the 250-million residents of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), was officially launched in Johannesburg today (September 20, 2016). SADC-GMI will work within the 15 SADC member states to collaboratively strengthen the management and development of groundwater for […]

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SADC-GMI launch set for 20 September 2016

The sustainable groundwater management in SADC member states project and the associated SADC Groundwater Management Institute are to be formally launched in Johannesburg on 20 September 2016.The launch marks a culmination of effort over a period of 8 years to get the SADC-GMI up and running. The project is being financed by the WorldBank through […]

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Release of draft position paper on groundwater management in the SADC region

The SADC Groundwater Management Institute today released a draft position paper on groundwater management in the SADC region. The purpose of the position paper, compiled by Dr Kevin Pietersen and Dr Hans Beekman of SLR Consulting, is to document the status of groundwater management in the region. The paper is to form the basis of […]

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