Disseminating T-GroUP research result findings in Dodowa (Ghana)

by Giorgia Silvestri, re-posted from t-group.science In February 2017, the Dodowa transition team organized several meetings with the inhabitants of four communities and the active members of two community based organisations (CBOs) in Dodowa (Ghana) with the purpose to disseminate the…

UPGro webinar today: Safe #water in towns and peri-urban areas: challenges of #self-supply and water quality monitoring

A quick reminder that today’s RWSN webinars feature presentations from UPGro research: “Safe water in towns and peri-urban areas - challenges of self-supply and water quality monitoring”  Tuesday, 24th April 2.30 pm CEST (Paris)/ 1.30 pm BST (UK)/ 8.30 am…

Knowledge dissemination at community level in Kampala

by JW Foppen, IHE Delft/T-GroUP, re-posted from t-group.science Every first Sunday of the month, Kawaala zone holds community meetings in which various topics are discussed. The meetings are facilitated by mr. Wilberforce Sserwaniko, the local chairman, and his committee and…

New UPGro paper calls for city planners and utilities in Africa to diversify water supply solutions

A UPGro paper has been published by Dr Jenny Grönwall (SIWI) and Dr Sampson Oduro-Kwarteng (KNUST) of the T-GroUP project, entitled "Groundwater as a strategic resource for improved resilience: a case study from peri-urban Accra" Water insecurity is a growing concern…

New UPGro studies explore links between groundwater and poverty in rural and urban Africa

Thanks to additional support from NERC at the beginning of 2017, some of the world's leading experts on groundwater and poverty were brought together to test the assumptions that we make about how much we know and understand about the…

Promising new groundwater pollution sensor – New UPGro paper published

Shallow groundwater wells, are the main source of drinking water in many rural and peri-urban communities. The quantity and variety of shallow wells located in such communities make them more readily accessible than private or government operated deep boreholes, but…

Who gets what water in Arusha?

from: http://t-group.science/2016/01/who-gets-what-water-in-arusha/ By Shabana Abbas Arusha is officially a small city of over 400,000 people (according to official census) but urban authorities believe this to be vastly underestimated and the number could be over 700,000. As part of my research…