2nd SADC Groundwater Conference with Focus on Achievement of SDGs in SADC Region

Groundwater to increase food security? Groundwater to lessen the devastation of natural disasters? Groundwater in times of drought and flood? Groundwater to ensure electricity in Southern Africa? These were just some of the questions on the agenda as the 2nd Annual SADC-GMI Groundwater Conference kicked off in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 4 September 2019. All these…

Stakeholders from SADC Member States who were part of the DataCoM Project Closing Workshop where the Framework was launched.

SADC-GMI Completes the Development of the SADC-Wide Framework for Groundwater Data Collection and Management

Stakeholders from SADC Member States who were part of the DataCoM Project Closing Workshop where the Framework was launched. Southern Africa has at least 70% of its population dependent on groundwater as the primary source for supporting their livelihood activities. The demand for water is expected to rise due to growing population, changing lifestyle-patterns and…

SADC-GMI Supports Implementation of Pilot Groundwater Projects in Zambia and Zimbabwe

The (SADC-GMI) is implementing the Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC Member States project with support from the World Bank. Through this project, SADC-GMI availed a grant to the Government of Zambia for the implementation of the “Groundwater Mapping and Development in Chongwe District” pilot project in the Chongwe District located 125 Km in the East of…

SADC-GMI to participate at the 10th Water Research Horizon Conference 18th -19th June 2019, HANNOVER, GERMANY

Theme: Water Security and Food Security SADC-GMI will participate at the 10th Water Research Horizon Conference to be held in Hannover, Germany from 18 to 19 June 2019. The Conference will bring together national and international scientists, practitioners and policy-makers with diverse backgrounds. Participants will engage in a multi-lateral and multidisciplinary exchange about the role…

5th Targeted Regional Workshop for GEF IW projects in Africa

28 – 31 May 2019 Gaborone, Botswana The Global Environment Facility (GEF)  International Waters projects and partners in Africa will come together for the 5th Targeted Regional Workshop to be held in Gaborone, Botswana. The workshop is jointly organized by the GEF International Waters Learning Exchange and Resource Network (IW:LEARN) and the Southern African Development…

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…