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…

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…