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
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We are really excited that today, in Kampala, is the kick-off a week of activities to promote, show and discuss the opportunities and challenges of using groundwater for rural and urban water supply, and for environmental and economic sustainability. This is part of the African Minister’s Council on Water (AMCOW) new Pan-African Groundwater Program, which was launched in Nairobi in October last year, in partnership with UPGro (Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor), GRIPP, BGR and the Africa Groundwater Network and the Sustainable Groundwater Development Theme of RWSN.
Is the Cape Town Time-bomb coming your way? Water Ministries and Operators need to do more to keep the water flowing
by Sean Furey (Skat) & Dr Anne Bousquet (GWOPA/UN-Habitat) With water shortages in Cape Town, South Africa, hitting headlines worldwide, it was timely that the African Water Association (AfWA) convened their 19th Congress in Bamado, Mali around the theme of "Accelerating…
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