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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26/02/2017

Pan-African groundwater-level analysis and training workshop

The UPGro programme, supported by AfriWatSan & ESPRC, conducted a pan-African capacity-strengthening and knowledge co-production workshop at Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania from the 10th to 12th of February, 2017.  40 participants from 12 countries in Africa took part and analysed multi-decadal, groundwater-level data (“chronicles”) from 9 countries including…

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