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…

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…

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…

2nd Groundwater Conference Kicks Off in Johannesburg with Focus on the Achievement of SADC SDGs

2nd Groundwater Conference Kicks Off in Johannesburg with Focus on the Achievement of SADC SDGs 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…

South Africa to host inaugural Groundwater Conference

The 1st Annual Groundwater Conference will give much needed impetus to raising awareness of the critical role of groundwater in meeting development challenges in the face of climate change across the SADC region. The conference, hosted by SADC-GMI from September 26- 28, 2018, will be held under the overarching theme of “Adapting to Climate Change in the SADC Region through Water Security – A Focus on Groundwater”.

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

The three-day conference, held by SADC-GMI at the Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa closed on a high note on Friday, 28 September 2018.  The conference theme was “Adapting to Climate Change in the SADC Region through Water Security – A Focus on Groundwater”.