Groundwater Futures in Sub-Saharan Africa

Developing the scientific basis and participatory management processes by which groundwater resources can be used sustainably for poverty alleviation

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16/08/2017

Groundwater monitoring across the Niger-Nigeria border

The GroFutures team from Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey (Niger) and University of Maiduguri (Nigeria), with support from Maradi University staff and the Regional Hydraulics authorities, has conducted joint field work exercises to establish a transboundary observatory that involves detailed monitoring of shallow groundwater and river discharge on both side…

GROFUTURES FOCUSES ON

Reducing uncertainty in the renewability and quantity of accessible groundwater to meet future demands for food, water and environmental services

Promoting inclusion of poor people’s voices in decision-making processes on groundwater development pathways

Intensified groundwater dependency as demand for food and water rises and variability in rainfall and river flow increases due to climate change