Developing a national profile and a pilot sustainable management plan for groundwater for the Sekong River Basin in Lao PDR

The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is undergoing rapid development that is heavily reliant on its natural resources, increasingly also groundwater. At present, groundwater is mainly accessed for domestic use and market gardening in lowland areas. However, there is significant scope for expanding groundwater use in high-value economic sectors,…

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The International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance leaves GRIPP

Checking a rainwater harvesting system in Senegal, by IRHA and the Association for the Promotion of Agroforestry and Forestry (APAF) (photo: IRHA/APAF). The International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance (IRHA) is a Swiss-based nongovernmental organization established in 2002. The mandate of IRHA is to promote rainwater harvesting as an effective and sustainable…

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IWRA conference on groundwater resilience under climate change held virtually in 2020

The International Water Resources Association (IWRA) held an Online Conference under the theme Addressing Groundwater Resilience under Climate Change on October 28–30, 2020. The conference attracted more than 1,400 participants from 131 countries. This successful, innovative event was organized with support from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization…

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3rd SADC Groundwater Conference: A virtual success

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) region and the rest of the African continent experience water and food insecurity. In recognition of this fact, the SADC – Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) in collaboration with other regional and international partners hosted the 3rd Annual SADC Groundwater Conference under the theme ‘Enhancing…

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REMINDER: Deadline for submitting abstracts for the ISARM 2021 Conference is approaching – January 31, 2021

As we informed you previously, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), one of the partners of the Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP), is organizing the second Internationally Shared Aquifer Resources Management (ISARM 2021) Conference in Paris, France, on December 6–8, 2021. The deadline for…

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The Groundwater Project joins GRIPP

Throughout the engagement of the Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) with partners and activities around the world, we encounter limitations of capacity when it comes to managing groundwater. Acknowledging the ‘silent revolution’ possible through groundwater development by a multitude of often non-coordinated users and beneficiaries on the…

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