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4th SADC Groundwater Conference

Save the date: 10 - 12 November 2021

THEME: Towards a Water Secure SADC Groundwater Systems Thinking.

The Southern African Community Development Groundwater Management Institute (SADC GMI) in collaboration with its partners will host the 4th SADC Groundwater Conference on 10th – 12th November 2021 under the theme “Towards a Water Secure SADC Groundwater Systems Thinking”.

Due to the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic, the conference will be held virtually. The virtual conference will be designed in a manner that will ensure that delegates across the region and beyond effectively collaborate to find solutions to the region’s water-related challenges.

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Documents Disclosure:

Preparations for the 2nd Phase of the “Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC Member States Project

The proposed project builds on an ongoing long-term technical engagement with the Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) through its regional technical Centre of Excellence, the SADC Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI).

Our Partners

SADC-GMI has partnered with national, regional and international partners and will continue to form strategic partnerships with key players in the water sector in order to advance the groundwater agenda in the region.

SADC-GMI’s core mandate is to promote sustainable groundwater management and provide solutions to groundwater challenges across the SADC region.