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SIWI World Water Week: August 23-27 – What You Need to Know

Posted in : on 5 August 2021

The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) will hold its annual World Water Week conference on August 23-27, 2021.

On Desertification and Drought Day, Bringing Integrated Drought Risk Management to the Forefront in Southern Africa

Posted in : on 16 June 2021

On Desertification and Drought Day (June 17), we focus on one of climate change’s most subtle and deadly manifestations: droughts.

Protecting biodiversity through transboundary solutions in Africa

Posted in : on 20 May 2021

For Biodiversity Day (May 22), we spotlight Transfrontier Conservation Areas (TFCAs) and their work to support the management of transboundary waters and protect biodiversity.

Improving access to multi-use water resources essential to building resilience

Posted in : on 29 April 2021

Somalia is rebuilding itself after suffering more than two decades of insecurity and humanitarian crises. CIWA supports the Somalia government in resolving water resources matters.

Women must lead Africa’s water resources decisions for improving management

Posted in : on 10 March 2021

Reginalda Joseph, an alumna of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)- Groundwater Management Institute (GMI) ‘s Young Professional (YP) program.

A comprehensive understanding of water resources helps manage and preserve Lake Chad

Posted in : on 23 February 2021

Lake Chad is the fourth largest lake in Africa. This rich, tropical Lake with its related wetlands is shared by Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria.

Sustainable groundwater access can build resilience among Mozambicans

Posted in : on 9 December 2020

If used sustainably, groundwater could provide potable water to the estimated 40% of SADC inhabitants that currently lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation services.

In the Sahel, capitalizing on groundwater expertise is essential

Posted in : on 20 October 2020

Utilizing groundwater is undeniably essential for increasing shared prosperity in the Sahel – especially since surface water is so scarce. But support from science is needed for an effective and sustainable development of this invisible resource.

Woman engineer paves the way for groundwater access in Chongwe District, Zambia

Posted in : on 16 October 2020

Eng. Beatrice Kanyamuna-Pole, Senior Hydrogeologist, in the Department of Water Resource Development, Zambia shares her journey as a woman contributing to the water sector.

Enhancing Niger Basin’s ecosystem through modeling and improved decision making

Posted in : on 13 September 2020

The Niger River – a source of life and hope – can be destructive if not properly managed. The recent floods in Niger and Mali show that it can have damaging consequences, especially on the communities living on the edge of the river.

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