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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Roads and water are generally seen as enemies, with water responsible for most of the damage to roads, and roads being a major cause of problems such as erosion, waterlogging, flooding, and dust storms. This tension, however, can be reversed.…
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KAMPALA, Uganda (PAMACC News) - As climatic conditions continue to disrupt normal rainfall patterns, drying up rivers and streams, the African Ministers’ Council on Water is now seeking to understand groundwater, following numerous studies that have shown that it is key to building resilience.
Why heavy rainfall from El Niño is a key to the water supply of Tanzania's growing capital city.
School water clubs in Kenya are inspiring girls and boys to learn more about water in their everyday lives, and their futures.
There is more to UPGro than rocks... for groundwater to benefit the poor, African governments need evolve and improve. Johanna Koehler, a doctoral researcher at Oxford University (Gro for GooD), reports on her experiences last year with Kenya at The…
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