Our vision is to be a centre of excellence in promoting equitable and sustainable groundwater management in the SADC Region.

Expansion of National Groundwater Monitoring Network Project in Lesotho

SADC-GMI supports Expansion of National Groundwater Monitoring Network Project in Lesotho Figure 1: Site Meeting with representatives from Department of Water Affairs (DWA), SADC GMI and the Contractor at Ox Bow in Botha Bothe District during drilling of the 14th Boreholes. In the SADC region, groundwater resources are generally vital for drinking water supply, irrigation…

Commissioning of the Tsetsebjwe Water Provision Project for Horticulture purposes (L to R): Hon. Taolo Lucas, Member of Parliament for Bobonong Constituency; Mr Detto Molatlhegi, Assistant Council Secretary; Ms Thato B Morule, KCS CEO; Mr David Manaka, Chair-Tsetsebjwe SADC GMI Project Committee and Mr Kgomotso Mmeriki Councillor-Bobonong as the Acting Bobirwa Sub-District Council Secretary.

SADC-GMI Commissions water supply pilot projects in Gobojango and Tsetsebjwe villages in Botswana

SADC-GMI Commissions water supply pilot projects in Gobojango and Tsetsebjwe villages in Botswana Commissioning of the Tsetsebjwe Water Provision Project for Horticulture purposes (L to R): Hon. Taolo Lucas, Member of Parliament for Bobonong Constituency; Mr Detto Molatlhegi, Assistant Council Secretary; Ms Thato B Morule, KCS CEO; Mr David Manaka, Chair-Tsetsebjwe SADC GMI Project Committee…

SADC-GMI Capacitates Female Young Professionals in the SADC Region

SADC-GMI Capacitates Female Young Professionals in the SADC Region Women are regarded as strategic users of water (WfGD, 2009), meaning they know and understand water resources management from a quality, reliability, source and location perspective. It is important, therefore, that women are an integral part of the process when decisions regarding planning, delivery, budgeting, monitoring…

SADC-GMI implements the Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDEs) and Biodiversity in the Khakea/Bray Transboundary Aquifer

SADC-GMI implements the Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDEs) and Biodiversity in the Khakea/Bray Transboundary Aquifer Farai Dondofema Fyke net sampling fish populations (Photo taken by H. Dovorogwa) Groundwater plays an important role in sustaining below-ground and above-ground aquatic ecosystems. However, there is limited data that demonstrates the relationship between groundwater and Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDEs) to…

Tanzania turns to Kimbiji Aquifer System as a new source of water supply

Tanzania turns to Kimbiji Aquifer System as a new source of Water Supply Setting drilling rig for drilling a monitoring borehole at Mkamba Primary School , Mwasonga village. Mkamba Primary School is one of the local institutions benefiting from the project. The population of the city of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania is projected to…

SADC-GMI and Government of Eswatini transform lives of the communities through Groundwater Monitoring project

SADC-GMI and Government of Eswatini transform lives of the communities through Groundwater Monitoring Project St Paul Primary School, one of the local institutions who benefited from the project. Seen on the picture is Solar Panel and a water point for the school. The SADC Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) in collaboration with the Government of Eswatini…

Groundwater is a catalyst for food security and economic and social development in the SADC region, said delegates at the 3rd SADC Groundwater Conference

3rd SADC Groundwater Conference 2020 – A Virtual Success Groundwater is a catalyst for food security and economic and social development in the SADC region, said delegates at the 3rd SADC Groundwater Conference. Participants at one of the conference sessions In response to water and food insecurity experienced in the SADC region and the rest…