UPGro takes advice from leading African experts

The day before the 2017 Ineson Lecture, a meeting was held in the Council Chamber of the Geological Society in London at which the project leaders, programme board members from NERC and DFID, and the Knowledge Broker team met with…

UPGro Knowledge Broker, Kerstin Danert, wins IAH Award

Dr Kerstin Danert, Skat Foundation, who is a member of the UPGro Knowledge Broker team and Chairs UPGro's Programme Coordination Group (PCG) has been given the "Distinguished Associate Award, 2017" by the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) for her outstanding contribution…

Africa Rocks! @WEDC 40

Over the last year, the UPGro Knowledge Broker and RWSN team has been on tour promoting the potential of Africa's groundwater as a catalyst for tackling poverty and the practical challenges of improving scientific understand and professionalism of implementation. These…

Groundwater – the earth’s renewable wealth

By Sean Furey, Skat Foundation/RWSN/UPGro Where does wealth come from? At its most basic, it is the difference between how much you invest in a product or service and how much you get from selling it. If the difference is…

Prof. Richard Carter scoops IAH Award

We are delighted that Professor Carter, a member of the UPGro Knowledge Broker team and Hidden Crisis project, received the first ever "Applied Hydrogeology Award" from the International Association of Hydrogeologists: 'for “a groundwater professional who has made an outstanding…

Upcoming UK event – Groundwater, poverty and development

Save the date: Friday 28th November 2014 Timing: 0900 – 1700, lunch provided. Place: Overseas Development Institute, 203 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NJ, UK To register to attend, or watch online, visit: http://www.odi.org/events/4037-groundwater-poverty-development and click on "Register" This one-day meeting,…