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The purpose of this site is to introduce ourselves to you, inform you of what we do, let you know how you can get involved in the activities of the SADC-GMI and share our resources with you.


Borehole Sustainable Yield Test for Water Supply - Online Course

The SADC-GMI will be offering the Course Borehole sustainable yield test for water supply: From theory to practice”. The original date was from the 12th to the 15th of October 2021, but the course has been postponed to start on the 2nd of November 2021. One of the course objectives is to strengthen theoretical and practical knowledge on techniques and approaches for the determination of sustainable yield of boreholes.

THEME: Towards a Water Secure SADC Groundwater Systems Thinking.

4th SADC Groundwater Conference

The Call for Abstracts for the 4th SADC Groundwater Conference has been extended to 11 October 2021.

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”.


View our latest and current available vacancies or tenders with SADC-GMI.

Events & Conferences

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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.