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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09/02/2019

Assessing groundwater storage in the Iullemmeden Basin

New field experiments assessing groundwater storage in the Iullemmeden Basin have recently been completed under GroFutures by a team of early career researchers. From December 2018 to January 2019, Fabrice Lawson from the Université d’Abomey Calavi and IRD in Benin (UAC/IRD), and Jean-Baptist Gnonhoue (IRD, Benin) worked with colleagues, Rabilou…

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