SADC-GMI hosts the Transboundary Water Resources Management in the Shire Basin Project Validation Workshop

SADC-Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) is implementing the Conjunctive Transboundary Water Resources Management in the Shire Basin (Shire ConWat). The Shire basin is shared between Mozambique and Malawi. The project recognizes that optimal transboundary water management results from taking conjunctive approaches that optimise water use across a diversity of water resources and scales.The overall objective of the   Shire ConWat…

SADC-Groundwater Management Institute changing lives in Chimbiya, Malawi

SADC-Groundwater Management Institute changing lives in Chimbiya, Malawi As surface water resources are increasingly dwindling as a result of the impacts of climate change, more and more people are turning to groundwater as their primary water source, which also places severe stress on available groundwater resources. Groundwater has proven to be generally more resilient to…

Limpopo River Basin Course Commission (LIMCOM) and SADC-Groundwater Management Institute launch LIMCOM Groundwater Committee

River Basin Organizations (RBOs) have a unique opportunity to fully integrate groundwater and surface water management in an optimal and sustainable manner. Traditionally the integrated management of surface and groundwater has lagged behind in many RBOs for various reasons which include institutional separation of groundwater and surface water management, different knowledge and skill systems required…

SADC-GMI hosts Validation Workshop as part of the GMI-PLI Project

The SADC-Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) is the implementing agency of the World bank funded project “The Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC member States”. The project is funded by Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Multi Donor Trust Fund Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA) through the World Bank . Part of the funding has been dedicated to respond to gaps…

2nd Young Professionals Training & Workshop for Senior Officials

The SADC Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) is implementing the World Bank funded Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC Member States project. As part of the World Bank funding, SADC-GMI is implementing the ‘Capacity Building on Groundwater Data Collection and Management in SADC Member States (SADC Groundwater DataCoM) project, and to that end has contracted the International…

SADC Experts and Policy Makers convene in Johannesburg to discuss Groundwater Resources role in Economic Development

Regional corporation and collaboration on groundwater is key to driving socio-economic development in the SADC region, say experts speaking at the first SADC annual groundwater conference. The conference, held by SADC-GMI at the Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, started today and finishes on September 28, 2018. The theme for…

Groundwater is key to navigating Climate Change in the SADC region, say experts

Only proper management of critical groundwater resources will see the SADC Region prosper as climate change impacts are increasingly experienced. This was the reason behind the formation of the SADC-Groundwater Management Institute and the first annual SADC Groundwater Conference, where by top groundwater experts, policy makers, government officials, young professionals and students discussed how to…