Building consensus was done with the Groundwater Game in Tanzania to guide groundwater monitoring and management. In Tanzania, the GroFutures research team also engages regularly with users in the Great Ruaha River Sub-Catchment of the Rufiji Basin through it Learning…
Read More Groundwater Game as an effective tool for stakeholder engagement and collaborative planning [C6]
Transition Management has shown to enhance social learning, empower communities to develop solutions, and build trust between stakeholders.
Lessons from the GroFutures Multi-stakeholder Workshops in the Great Ruaha Basin, Tanzania, and Upper Awash Basin, Ethiopia by John Thompson, Imogen Bellwood-Howard, Gebrehaweria, Gebregziabher, Mohammad Shamsudduha, Richard Taylor, Devotha Kilave, Andrew Tarimo and Japhet Kashaigili Identifying and…
Read More Different perspectives on ways to make a living from groundwater, in Tanzania and Ethiopia
Why heavy rainfall from El Niño is a key to the water supply of Tanzania's growing capital city.
DODOMA, Tanzania, Jul 11 2019 (IPS) - Research scientists are studying groundwater resources in three African countries in order to understand the renewability of the source and how people can use it sustainably towards a green revolution in Africa.
by Isaiah Esipisu and Dr Jan Willem Foppen (T-GroUP) In Summary The study found that most groundwater in the two slums contains traces of herpes virus, poxvirus and papilloma virus.Cancer is one of the top killer diseases in East Africa,…
Read More UPGro T-Group research finds cancer-causing viruses in Kampala and Arusha slum groundwater
New collection of papers on long term groundwater records across Africa and the implications for groundwater management
We are delighted to report that UN-Water, the coordinating body for water issues across the United Nations, in a meeting this week agreed to make the theme of the 2022 World Water Development Report and World Water Day: “Groundwater: making…
Read More 3 new UPGro papers + Groundwater to be the UN-Water theme for 2022
Two new social science papers from Hidden Crisis Cleaver, F., and L. Whaley. 2018. Understanding process, power, and meaning in adaptive governance: a critical institutional reading. Ecology and Society23(2):49. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-10212-230249 Whaley, L., (2018). The Critical Institutional Analysis and Development (CIAD) Framework. International Journal…
Read More :: New UPGro Paper :: Understanding process, power, and meaning in adaptive governance
re-posted from Tgroups.science On May 30, 2018, the participants of the Transition Management process, multiple actors active in different organisations and sectors such as the government, NGOs and the University, visited different informal settlements in Arusha with the aim to…
Read More Arena meeting participants visited a number of informal settlements in Arusha (Tanzania)