Capacity Development for communities, local structures/institutions are key for sustainable water resources management and development

The Chimbiya community in Malawi demonstrates the use of water at the commissioning of the Chimbiya project where a 100m deep borehole was drilled. The borehole was equipped with a motorised electric pump, reticulating the water to ten communal-style distribution points around the community, culminating in supplying water to approximately 15 000 inhabitants in Chimbiya…

Deriving benefits from the groundwater system: Innovative groundwater infrastructure interventions

Deriving benefits from the groundwater system: Innovative groundwater infrastructure interventions A communal tape in Malawi, part of the groundwater infrastructure that was developed for the SADC-GMI for the community. Groundwater is extremely important in Africa. It is estimated that more than 75 percent of the African population uses groundwater as its main source of drinking…

4th SADC Groundwater Conference – Welcome Note by James Sauramba

ENGLISHFRENCHPORTUGUESEENGLISH WELCOME NOTE SADC-GMI EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (JAMES SAURAMBA) SADC Groundwater Conferences were debuted in 2018 and since then, this premier groundwater event in the SADC region has grown from strength to strength. The past three conferences have demonstrated great impetus in aiding the SADC region addressing water security issues and challenges as well as forge…