UPGro to be presented at Hydrogeology & WASH Conference 2014

What can hydrogeologists contribute to safe water supply and poverty reduction? Conference Information Date: 5th June 2014 Time: 9:30am – 6:30pm (including drinks reception) Venue: Burlington House, London Organisers/Sponsors: HWB-UK, IAH, Hydrogeological Group Conference Background Groundwater plays a key role…

Fluoride in Groundwater: A debilitating scourge

Webinar hosted by TheWaterChannel Speakers: Dr Seifu Kebede, Sara Datturi Watch recording Part 1: Dr Seifu Kebede- Genesis of Fluoride in Groundwater in Ethiopia Part 2: Sara Datturi- Fluorosis Mitigation in Ethiopian Central Rift Valley Part 3: Q and A…

“FLUORIDE IN GROUNDWATER: A DEBILITATING SCOURGE” Catalyst Project Webinar, 2 May

UPDATED 9 MAY Watch recording Part 1: Dr Seifu Kebede- Genesis of Fluoride in Groundwater in Ethiopia Part 2: Sara Datturi- Fluorosis Mitigation in Ethiopian Central Rift Valley Part 3: Q and A session Fluorine is an element abundant in…

UPGro research paper on Sketetal Fluorosis in Ethiopia

New paper by Redda Tekle-Haimanot, Gebeyehu Haile, part of the "Improving access to safe drinking water_prospection for low-fluoride sources Groundwater" Catalyst Project ABSTRACT This study compared the occurrence of skeletal fluorosis in chronic consumers of locally brewed alcoholic beverages and…

New report: From Rights to Results in Rural Water Services – Evidence from Kyuso, Kenya

From the Catalyst Project team for Risks and Institutional Responses for Poverty Reduction in Rural Africa has come a new report: From Rights to Results in Rural Water Services - Evidence from Kyuso, Kenya "Institutional transformations are required if Africa…

A Summary of the 15 Catalyst Projects

WHAT IS UPGro? UPGro is a 7-year interdisciplinary (social sciences / natural sciences) international research programme which is jointly funded by UK's Department for International Development (DFID), Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). …