Call for author contributions to upcoming book

The Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP), together with the Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre) headquartered in New Delhi, India, is collaborating around the production of a new book titled Artificial recharge to groundwater and rain water harvesting:…

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Call for nominations for Water Underground Talks Season 2

Water Underground Talks is an initiative by the University of Victoria, Canada, partners of the Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP), and other partners. This platform provides the opportunity to share and elevate diverse voices and perspectives on groundwater through video interviews. In Season 1 of the Water Underground Talks,…

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ISARM2021 ended with strong calls for partnerships and cooperation on transboundary aquifers

The Second International UNESCO Conference on Transboundary Aquifers, ISARM2021, was held on December 6–9, 2021. ISARM refers to the International Shared Aquifer Resources Management initiative. The theme for this online conference was Transboundary aquifers: Challenges and the way forward. The conference was a great success with close to 1,500 registered…

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Participatory Management and Sustainable Use of Groundwater: A Review of the Andhra Pradesh Farmer-Managed Groundwater Systems Project in India

GRIPP Case Profile Series – Issue 5 Abstract In arid and semiarid environments, livelihoods based on irrigated agriculture are typically dependent on groundwater. Despite being a common-pool resource, groundwater development is primarily in the hands of private individuals, because groundwater rights are often linked to land rights, as in the…

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New book: Managing aquifer recharge: A showcase for resilience and sustainability

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme (UNESCO-IHP), in partnership with the Commission on Managing Aquifer Recharge under the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) and the Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP), has published a new book titled Managing Aquifer Recharge: A Showcase…

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Welcome to ISARM2021

The worldwide International Shared Aquifer Resources Management (ISARM) Initiative, led by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH), is a multi-agency effort aimed at improving the understanding of scientific, socioeconomic, legal, institutional and environmental issues related to the management of transboundary aquifers.…

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