First SADC-GMI Groundwater conference held in Johannesburg

“Adapting to climate change in the SADC region through water security – A focus on groundwater” Groundwater experts agree that: Groundwater is key to navigating climate change in the SADC region. The Southern African Development Community – Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) held a first-of-its-kind, three-day conference at the Birchwood Hotel…

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GRIPP webinar series ‘Groundwater for sustainable development’ kick-started by Karen G. Villholth

“Groundwater for sustainable development: Where are we?” The Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) has entered into a collaboration with the International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM), a centre of excellence in capacity development in water, and the National Centre for Groundwater Research and…

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ICE WaRM – GRIPP – NCGRT Webinar Series on: Groundwater for Sustainable Development

The International Centre for Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM), the Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP), and the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT) in Australia are pleased to announce the new webinar series on “Groundwater for Sustainable Development.” Groundwater, as the largest store of unfrozen…

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Harnessing groundwater-based natural infrastructure for improved resilience and water security

Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) – Special session at World Water Week 2018 The need to ensure water security and resilience for vulnerable communities (United Nations Sustainable Development Goal – SDG 6) – what Amina Mohammed (Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations) described as a “docking station” for…

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New GRIPP project: Conjunctive transboundary water resources management in the Shire River Basin (Shire ConWat)

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in collaboration with the University of Strathclyde, Scotland (both partners of the Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice [GRIPP]), the Department of Water Resources, Malawi, and the National Directorate of Water Resources Management, Mozambique, have embarked on the Conjunctive transboundary water resources management…

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Groundwater Governance Seminar and book promotion in Spain

The Observatorio del Agua of the Botin Foundation organised a seminar entitled Seminario sobre los Desafíos de la Gestión y Gobernanza de las Aguas Subterráneas y Presentación del Libro “Advances in Groundwater Governance” (Seminar on the Challenges of Groundwater Management and Governance, and Presentation of the book “Advances in Groundwater…

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GRIPP gives commentary to the UN-Water SDG 6 Synthesis Report and calls for increased attention and monitoring tools for groundwater

UN-Water is presently seeking feedback on their SDG 6 Synthesis Report, which will help inform the assessment by the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) of the progress of achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) on Clean Water and Sanitation. The assessment of SDG 6 is part…

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