The Limpopo Watercourse Commission (LIMCOM) in Southern Africa launches its first-ever Groundwater Committee

Participants at inaugural meeting for the LIMCOM Groundwater Committee (Photo credit: SADC-GMI)

The Limpopo Watercourse Commission (LIMCOM), which coordinates shared international water issues among its four riparian states – Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe – recently formalized a cooperation mechanism focusing on groundwater resources and management. The mechanism will facilitate and promote the conjunctive management of surface water and groundwater resources…

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Groundwater Desk Officer Position open with AMCOW

As communicated in the Final Communique of the 7thAfrica Water Week in Libreville, Gabon, on the 2nd Day of November 2018, the African Ministerial Council on Water (AMCOW) resolved to set up an African groundwater knowledge sharing and policy coordination desk at its Secretariat in Abuja, Nigeria for the promotion of increased…

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Call for expression of interest in contributing cases to an upcoming UNESCO report on Managed Aquifer Recharge

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has entered into collaboration with other partners of the Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP), including the Center for Advanced Water Research (CAWR), International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH), International Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre (IGRAC) and the International Water Management…

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Launch of the report: Incorporating environmental flows into “water stress” indicator 6.4.2 – Guidelines for a minimum standard method for global reporting

As the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) implementation process is being rolled out, monitoring and reporting on the status and progress are essential. As custodian on behalf of UN-Water, of the SDG indicator 6.4.2 on water stress, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) together with…

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Water Future Conference, Bengaluru, India, 24- 27 Sep 2019

Towards a Sustainable Water Future GRIPP, together with GRIPP partners IWMI, IAH, UNECO-IHP and the Working Group on Groundwater under the Sustainable Water Future Programme (Water Future) of Future Earth as well as Indian collaborating partners, is organizing sessions and supporting activities related to groundwater at the Water Future Conference in Bengaluru, India, 24-27…

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