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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16/04/2016

El Niño flooding in Tanzania

On April 4th and 5th 2016, members of the GroFutures Team visited the Makutapora Wellfield in central Tanzania to observe up close and with project partners, WamiRuvu Basin Water Office of the Ministry of Water, rare flood conditions that are associated with the 2015-16 El Niño Event and, it is…

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 rise and variability in rainfall and river flow increases due to climate change.