NERC Planet Earth stories On the road to resilience in Ethiopia, 12 January 2017


Usemi Wetu – Base Titanium quarterly newsletter (2016) Groundwater Risk Management, Issue 14,  July – September 2016

Lusaka Times (2016) Ethiopia: Data Farming – How Ethiopian Farmers Harvest Data to Help Their Crops 25 August 2016

Lusaka Times (2016) Africa Groundwater Atlas: “X” marks the spot, but where’s the map?,  24 August 2016 (re-produced by the Zimbabwe Star)

WatSan Perspective (2016) Africa Groundwater Atlas: “X” Marks the Spot, But Where’s The Map? 24 August 2016

WatSan Perspective (2016) Ethiopia: Data Farming – How Ethiopian Farmers Harvest Data to Help Their Crops 24 August 2016

The Guardian/Oliver Balch (2016) Africa droughts prompt calls to start pumping untapped groundwater, 18 August 2016  (re-produced by others: famousnewsupdate.com)

GeoDrilling International/Sean Furey (2016) Refilling the wells: Sean Furey discusses cutting-edge research that is unlocking the potential of tropical aquifers, May 2016 [Page 1: Page 2]

Environmental Research Web/Liz Kalaugher (2016) Intense rain recharges tropical aquifers, 3 May 2016

The Guardian/Katherine Purvis (2016) How do you solve a problem like a broken water pump? 22 March 2016

Dutch Water Sector (2016) IGRAC embarks on study to map groundwater potential for more irrigation in Tanzania, 30 March 2016

WatSan Perspective (2016) 2016 Water Day: African Aquifers Can Protect Against Climate Change, 22 March 2016

Daily Nation/Nic Cheeseman & Johanna Koehler (2016) To attain water security, draw on the 3 streams of finance, groundwork, climate, 6 February 2016

IGRAC (2016) Using groundwater to reduce poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Prof. Alan MacDonald (BGS/ Hidden Crisis) gives his opinion on new (non- UPGro) groundwater research: “Shallow groundwater poses pollution problem for Africa” SciDev


Terra Daily (2015) Tropical groundwater resources resilient to climate change, 17 December 2015

Azo CleanTech (2015) Groundwater resources in tropics resilient to climate change, new study reveals, 14 December 2015

China.org.cn (2015) Tropical groundwater resources may be climate-resilient: study, 12 December 2015

Science 2.0 (2015) Tropical Groundwater Resources Resilient To Climate Change, 11 December 2015

Eureka Alert (2015) Tropical groundwater resources resilient to climate change, 11 December 2015

Phys.org (2015) Tropical groundwater resources resilient to climate change, 11 December 2015

Science Daily (2015) Tropical groundwater resources resilient to climate change, 11 December 2015

Damkjaer S. and Taylor R (2015) Commentary on SDG 6.4: Continued Lack of Storage Considerations in Water Scarcity Metrics, Circle of Blue, 1 November 2015

The Guardian / (2015) “Future perfect: resilience challenge winners tackle perennial problems” 12 October 2015

World Water: Stormwater Management (2015) “Collecting Water with Roads” October / November 2015

The Conversation/Gaathier Mahed “Africa’s aquifers aren’t being protected as they should” 28 October 2015

World Water “Field-based tryptophan sensor maps drinking water quality” September/October 2015

University of Reading (2015) Research: Is climate change making groundwater supplies in Sub-Saharan Africa less reliable?

Kalaugher E. (2015) TALKING POINT: Research follow-up: assessing groundwater beneath Africa, Environmental Research Web, 6 October 2015

Farming Today (2015) A watershed evolving, September 2015 (online article / full magazine)

Lusaka Times (2015) Groundbreaking water research in Zambia, 19 Aug 2015

World Highways (2015) Water from roads? A new road design can improve local water supplies, July/August 2015

WatSan Perspective (2015) Zambia: Study Finds Shallow Groundwater Unsafe, 18 Aug 2015

University of Sussex (2015) Sussex and IDS researchers start new project on sustainable groundwater in Africa

UPGro (2015) UPGro Catalyst Projects: Synthesis and individual project summaries. April 2015. 40pp. www.rural-water-supply.net/en/resources-top/details/658 

UNESCO-IHE (undated, 2015 estimate) “Innovations for Water and Development” : “21 Roads for Water”, UNESCO-IHE, Delft, Netherlands.