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…

Providing Access to Groundwater to the Chongwe Community: A Pilot Project in Zambia

Providing Access to Groundwater to the Chongwe Community: A Pilot Project in Zambia COVID-19 has set new rules for us—regular handwashing, wearing of masks, and frequent sanitization. All these have become the ‘new normal’ as we embrace physical distancing with the hope of preventing infections and protecting human health. During this pandemic, one thing is…

Tapping the Hidden Potential of Southern Africa’s Groundwater

This article was written by James Sauramba, the Executive Director of SADC-GMI and was also published on the Thomson Reuters Foundation website. Read the full article below, or read it on their website. Tapping the Hidden Potential of Southern Africa’s Groundwater The answer to the region’s worsening water shortages may lie beneath its feet. Southern Africa…

Preparing Proposals To Access Funding For Groundwater – FREE Online Course

Read the training information below, or download it here. FREE ONLINE COURSE The SADC Groundwater Management Institute invites you to apply for participation in an online training course on the preparation of proposals to access funding for groundwater related projects across the SADC region. This 5 week online training course will teach participants the fundamentals…

New Solar panels for the new project in Whunga

Rehabilitation of Dite and Whunga Community Water Supply Projects

Featured Image: New Solar Panels for the new project in Whunga As part of the Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC Member States project funded by the World Bank,  SADC-GMI was mandated to use some of the funds to undertake a follow-up study of the seven pilot interventions in the Limpopo River Basin implemented under the…

The Pan-African Groundwater Program (APAGroP) gains momentum towards realisation

On the picture above, from Left to Right: Callist Tindimugaya (MWE), Neno Kukuric (IGRAC) Seifu Kebede (University of KwaZulu Natal) and James Sauramba (SADC-GMI) in a panel discussion on how can APAGrop support Member States to implement evidence-based groundwater development and management. After the launch of the AMCOWPan-African Groundwater Program (APAGroP) in Nairobi, Kenya,on 1…

SADC-GMI Commissions Water Supply Project in Chimbiya Village, Malawi

It was raining cats and dogs, but not even heavy rain could deter hundreds of local inhabitants including school children to come out and witness one of the historical moments in the community– the commissioning of the Chimbiya water supply project.The ceremony was also graced by the representatives from the national and local government, and…