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…

More than 50 key stakeholders from the government representatives, NGOs and private organizations attend the launch of the project

Botswana Launches Integrated Groundwater Resources Data Management System Project to Improve Data Sharing

More than 50 key stakeholders from the government representatives, NGOs and private organizations attend the launch of the project Sharing of groundwater data between the Botswana Department of Water and Sanitation and other key stakeholders such as decision makers, policy makers and other institutions who have interest in groundwater management has been a challenge due…

At the top of the Thune Dam

Conjunctive Water Management for Food Security and Resilience

The SADC Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) in collaboration with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Limpopo Watercourse Commission (LIMCOM) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) are implementing a 3 year USAID funded project aimed at strengthening cooperation on the conjunctive management of surface and groundwater in the Tuli Karoo System to improve food security and…

Very Excited Learners from St Paul primary school, which is one of the five institutions to benefit from the project supplying potable water to the school

Solar Powered Groundwater Monitoring Project in Eswatini

Water is still a challenge in certain parts of the Kingdom of Eswatini. Approximately 400 000 people in Eswatini are still without clean and safe drinking water, children are being deprived good education due to lack of access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene. Women with disabilities and children still travel long distances to access…

2nd SADC Groundwater Conference Key Messages and Recommendations

More than 120 delegates from across the SADC region and beyond gathered at the 2nd SADC Groundwater Conference which was held at the Southern Sun hotel, OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa, 04 – 06 September 2019, under the theme “Groundwater’s Contribution to the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the SADC region”. This premier SADC…

International Water Law and the Law of Transboundary Aquifers: 21 October > 22 December 2019

The governance and protection of fresh water is one of the biggest challenges facing the planet over the next decade. With the steady increase of the world’s population, urbanization and environmental degradation, the competing demands of States will continue to grow and amplify the risk of disputes. In 2017, the World Economic Forum stated that…

SADC-GMI signs a Memorandum of Understandingwith the International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Forming strategic partnerships is a corner stone for both SADC-GMI and IWMI. Both Institutes strongly believe in collaboration in order to fulfil their bold mandates and deliver to their stakeholders. On 10 September 2019 both SADC-GMI and IWMI,in support of their future specific collaborative interventions,signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU will also strengthen partnership between the…