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Building regional drought resilience is a marathon, not a sprint: Lessons from Southern Africa

Posted in : on 13 September 2023

The cross-sectoral approach to drought analytical work embodied by the Southern Africa Drought Resilience Initiative technical support program – SADRI – provides a new model for engagement in Southern Africa and regions beyond.

Conservation and Protection of the Cubango-Okavango Basin in Southern Africa

Posted in : on 5 June 2022

Listen to CIWA’s Senior Water Management Specialist, Aleix Capdevilla, to know more on this region of Southern Africa and discover how CIWA is supporting the transboundary water cooperation in Cubango/Okavango River Basin and to better understand the importance of preservation and conservation in that region.

Groundwater at the heart of the Water Security Equation

Posted in : on 22 March 2022

In light of World Water Day (March 22), James Sauramba, Executive Director of the Southern Africa Development Community-Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI), turns our attention to the important of groundwater.

Providing Water for Food Security to Local Communities in Botswana and Zimbabwe

Posted in : on 21 March 2022

In Botswana, a total of 7094 community members benefited from the community gardening project. The water supply and community gardens that were rehabilitated as part of the project drastically improved their water and food security.

Biodiversity & effective transboundary water cooperation programs

Posted in : on 26 October 2021

Sarah Moyer, Senior Environmental Specialist, summarizes how the World Bank and CIWA are exploring ways to align transboundary water cooperation efforts with freshwater biodiversity protection.

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.

Across the Pond Podcast: Conversation with Reginalda Joseph

Posted in : on 19 March 2021

Reginalda Joseph, Hydrogeologist, Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, Namibia shares her journey as a woman in the water sector and explains how women can break the barriers.

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.

Mozambique: Solar-Powered Water Supply System Changes Lives

Posted in : on 26 December 2020

Mozambique faces severe droughts and other effects of climate change. To build climate resilience and help alleviate poverty, CIWA and GEF support the SADC-GMI in providing sustainable water supply in the region.

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