Eastern Kalahari- Karoo Basin Transboundary Aquifer (EKK TBA)

Eastern Kalahari- Karoo Basin Transboundary Aquifer (EKK TBA) The key objective of this project is to provide a basis for enhancing and strengthening the understanding of and establish a platform for joint management of the EKK-TBA. Project PublicationsBackgroundObjectivesKey Research IssuesProject ApproachProject TeamBackgroundBackground The SADC Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) is the implementing agency of the project…

DataCom Project

Capacity Building on Groundwater Data Collection and Management in SADC Member States (DataCom) The project focused on capacity building and training in data collection and management, including widespread sharing of and training in the use of available instruments. The target groups for the project were the ministries, departments and agencies responsible for groundwater in the…

Capacity Needs Assessment

Capacity Needs Assessment to Determine Priority Challenges for Capacity Development Initiatives The project focused on capacity needs assessment in order to determine priority challenges for capacity building initiatives in SADC Member States, especially in the groundwater fraternity. The project was implemented by the University of Western Cape on behalf of the SADC Groundwater Management Institute…

Follow-Up Impact Evaluation of Pilot Projects

Follow-Up Impact Evaluation of Pilot Projects Implemented Under the Sustainable Groundwater and Drought Management Project in the Limpopo Basin The key objective of the project was to undertake a follow up field visit to undertake a follow-up study of the seven pilot interventions in the Limpopo River basin implemented under the SADC Groundwater and Drought…

GDEs and Biodiversity in the Khakea/Bray Transboundary Aquifer

Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDEs) and Biodiversity in the Khakea/Bray Transboundary Aquifer This project will integrate GIS and remote sensing, hydrogeology, and ecology to generate data on the biodiversity of the Khakea/Bray TBA and develop a database linking groundwater information to ecological health. This project aims to define the relationships between groundwater quality, groundwater levels, and…

Operation and Maintenance Training Manual Development

Operation and Maintenance Training Manual DevelopmentFor Groundwater Infrastructure The key objective of this assignment is the development of an Operation & Maintenance Training Manual for groundwater related infrastructure and to offer the first training based on the manual, to technical groundwater practitioners, students and decision makers from SADC Member States. The target audience for the…

Policy, Legal and Institutional Development

Policy, Legal and Institutional DevelopmentFor Groundwater Management in SADC Member States The overarching objective of the Policy, legal and Institutional Development for Groundwater Management in SADC Member States (GMI-PLI) project was to address the then prevailing gaps in Policy, legal and Institutional groundwater management at national and transboundary levels. The project was aimed to respond…

Shire ConWat Project

Shire ConWat – Conjunctive Transboundary Water Resource Management in the Shire River Basin The project objective is to identify and develop joint strategic conjunctive management of the shared surface and groundwater resources of the Shire River basin and aquifer systems. AboutApproachKey ComponentsPartnersPublicationsAboutAbout ProjectThe reason for the conjunctive management of groundwater systems The potential benefits that…

Sub-Grant Pilot Projects

Sub-Grant Pilot ProjectsAngolaBotswanaEswatiniLesothoMalawiMozambiqueNamibiaTanzaniaZambiaZimbabweAngolaAngolaMonitoring and Management of Groundwater Supply in the Municipality of Caimbambo The project aim is the hydrogeological characterization of the municipality of Caimbambo and complete registration of all surface and groundwater sources in the region. The project will generate data and information about the occurrence of groundwater in order to increase water availability…

Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC Member States Project

Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC Member States Project The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) received funding from the World Bank to implement the Sustainable Groundwater Management Programme in the SADC member states. The primary objective of the programme is to set up the SADC Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) to lead the implementation…