Eight UPGro papers have been cited in the new IPCC Working Group Report (August 2021) As widely reported, the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has laid out a stark warning on the threat of climate change across the…
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Day 2 of the AfWA Congress in Kampala, and the UPGro-convened stream of groundwater sessions got underway. First up was session focusing on the AMCOW Pan-African Groundwater Program (APAGroP), with an opening by AMCOW Executive Secretary, Dr Canisius Kanangire, followed by a panel, featuring Tim Sumner from DFID
The Guardian news website is an excellent short film "Lord of the Rain" that highlights the challenges facing farmers in the remote Omo region of Ethiopia. UPGro is tackling these challenges head-on in Ethiopia, Burkino Faso and elsewhere across Africa.
As part of RWSN webinar series on “Leave No-one Behind” we have webinars tomorrow in English and French on "Communicating groundwater-climate behaviour with African farmers". This webinar presents two examples of work from the UPGro: Núria Ferrer and Dr Albert…
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re-posted from BRAVE The BRAVE Policy Roundtables and Synthesis Day were held in Accra, Ghana on the 14th May – 16th May and brought together government ministers, journalists, researchers and civil society to tackle one crucial and important question. How can we…
Read More Bringing groundwater to the table of decision-makers in Ghana
re-posted from UPGro BRAVE project In February, the Lorna Young Foundation, CARE International, Ura Radio presenters from Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and the BRAVE team travelled to Jawani in East Mamprusi district and Tariganga in Garu Tempane to meet with…
Read More Farmer field listening groups set up in Ghana
BRAVE is very pleased to introduce Grace Labeodon as its new Communications Manager. // BRAVE est très heureux de présenter Grace Labeodon comme son nouveau directeur des communications.
Le projet BRAVE apporte une approche unique d'intégration des sciences sociales et physiques et de travail, en partenariat avec les communautés locales, pour soutenir la traduction et l'adoption efficaces des activités de recherche. Les co-bénéfices donnent aux étudiants et aux…
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from the latest BRAVE newsletter The BRAVE project brings a unique approach of integrating both the social and physical sciences and working, in partnership with, local communities to support effective translation and uptake of research activities. Co-benefits result in the…
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UPGro Ambassador gives 2017 Ineson Lecture at the Geological Society of London and makes the case for the economic importance of Africa’s aquifers