UPGro reflections: Saskia Nowicki

Early Career Researchers from UPGro Gro for GooD reflect on their time with the programme What was your research focus in the Gro for Good project? During my MSc studies I joined the Gro for Good team to investigate health…

Groundwater supplies on Kenya’s coast must be managed for people and industry

Photo - Diani Beach, Kenya. Dan Rata/Shutterstock, via The ConversationNuria Ferrer Ramos, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech Industry is growing along Kenya’s coast, and some of these companies – such as mining and agricultural companies – are water intensive. To meet…

The Top 4 Welfare Priorities for Kwale County, Kenya

My name is Jacob Katuva and I’m a researcher with Oxford University. I largely work in the water and poverty area. My research has been in Kenya – Kwale County specifically – where I’ve been looking at the links between…

Back to school: the future of water starts here

New educational resource developed by the Gro for GooD team launched for secondary schools in Kwale County, Kenya to increase understanding of water and the importance of the water cycle
School Water Clubs teach girls about water science, policy and management
Event held on 17th March to celebrate the collaboration between the UPGro team, the schools, local government and private sector partners.

Long lasting rural water supplies in tough environments: lessons from Kenya

by Dr Tim Foster (from the Oxwater blog) Having just published the fourth instalment in a series of papers examining rural supply sustainability on the south coast of Kenya, it is timely to reflect upon some of the common threads that emerge…