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

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…

Sustainable Groundwater Access Can Build Resilience Among Mozambicans

Featured image: Mozambique – Maputo Ferrovario Water Collection. Photo: John Hogg/World Bank This article was written by James Sauramba (Executive Director of SADC-GMI) and Anna Cestari (Senior Water Resources Management Specialist) and was also published on World Bank Blogs. Read the full article below, or read it on their website. Sustainable Groundwater Access Can Build…

Woman Engineer paves the way for groundwater access in Chongwe District, Zambia

Woman Engineer paves the way for groundwater access in Chongwe District, Zambia Eng. Beatrice Kanyamuna-Pole, Senior Hydrogeologist, in the Department of Water Resource Development, Zambia shares her journey as a woman contributing to the water sector. She speaks about her experiences as the only woman engineer in the field in the Groundwater Mapping and Wellfield…