GMISA Groundwater Management Institute of Southern Africa
Welcome to the SADC Groundwater and Drought Management Project website. Your one stop source of information on groundwater and drought management issues in the SADC region. The Project aims to develop consensus on a SADC regional strategic approach to support and enhance the capacity of its Member States in the definition of drought management policies, specifically in relation to the role, availability (magnitude and recharge) and supply potential of groundwater resources.
SWAZILAND: More Boreholes, No Water
In the drought-stricken area of Siteki, Tibuyile Maziya has been trying to fill up her four 20-litre buckets with water at a community for the last four hours. With a baby on her back and two more buckets to fill up, 19-year-old Maziy - Read More.
WATER-BOTSWANA: A Garden In the Heart of the Village
MOKOBENG, Botswana, Oct 24 (IPS) - Look, there\'s no drama with the borehole in Mokobeng. And that\'s the way it should be.
The village of Mokobeng has just fewer than 3,000 people staying here. Most people in - Read More.
SOUTHERN AFRICA: LACK OF CLEAN GROUNDWATER A HEALTH THREAT
BULAWAYO (IPS) - As the rainy season approaches, and sewage from pit latrines seep further into the Zimbabwe\'s groundwater, Irene Ngubeni will be at risk as the country faces another possible cholera outbreak.