2 edition of Partnerships towards sustainable utilization of groundwater in Africa found in the catalog.
Partnerships towards sustainable utilization of groundwater in Africa
|Other titles||Partenariats aux fins d"exploitation permanente des eaux souterraines en Afrique :|
|Contributions||Unesco., United Nations Environment Programme., African Ministers" Council on Water., University of the Western Cape.|
|LC Classifications||GB1161 .P37 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||19, 18 p. :|
|Number of Pages||19|
|LC Control Number||2009349689|
Towards water security in Southern Africa: Improving the governance of the Stampriet Transboundary Aquifer System 18 November Understanding and managing this precious groundwater resource sustainably is essential to achieving water security in the area, and thus, improving the quality of life of neighbouring communities. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF GROUNDWATER RESOURCES South Africa 6 Groundwater Protection for the Wobulenzi Catchment, Uganda 8 But a few standard methods can go a long way towards solving groundwater problems. Here’s how some of the most common methods work.
Sustainable utilisation of groundwater resources along the West Coast of South Africa. 15th Biennial Groundwater Conference The Groundwater Division of the Geological Society of South Africa hosted the 5th biennial Groundwater Conference at Spier in Stellenbosch from October 15th Biennial Groundwater Conference The Groundwater. Using the UN Sustainable Development Goals to Achieve Integrated Approaches to Water Scarcity, Agriculture and Energy for West Asia and North Africa Authors: Magdalena A. K. Muir (lead author/contact: Adjunct Associate Research Scholar, Columbia Climate Center at Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Groundwater is an increasingly important source of water supply for agriculture, households, and industry. With population growth and increasing climate variability, this water resource plays an increasingly important role in South Africa (RSA) to enhance water and food security. This global partnership, which is led by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and of which WLE is a member, seeks to advance the agenda of sustainable groundwater management at a global scale to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. If managed sustainably, groundwater resources have the potential to.
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Mar 12, · Ethiopia’s Minister and Namibia’s Deputy Minister co-chaired the event, and some copies of the brochure entitled ‘Partnerships Towards Sustainable Utilization of Groundwater in Africa’ (AMCOW ) were distributed to participants. Centered on the Africa Groundwater Initiative jointly presented by Eberhard Braune and Yongxin Xu, the Cited by: 4.
sustainable utilization of non-renewable groundwater. The preferred institutional arrangement is for all groundwater management functions to be handled by a single government agency, with representation at a territorial scale appropriate to the aquifer concerned (Briefing Note 4).
If this is not possible then all ministries and agencies with a. Editor’s message: building capacity and partnerships towards sustainable utilization of groundwater in Africa Yongxin Xu Pages Download PDF (60KB) View Article.
Yongxin Xu (). “Editor’s message: building capacity and partnerships towards sustainable utilization of groundwater in Africa”, Hydrogeology Journal, Vol.
16, No. 3, May W Roets, Y Xu, L Raitt, M El-Kahloun, P Meire, F Calitz, O Batelaan, C Anibas, K Paridaens, T Vandenbroucke, N E C Verhoest and L Brendonck (). Sustainable utilization of groundwater in parts of hyper-arid Sub-Saharan Africa, like the Namib Desert, is always a challenge due to lack of resources and data.
To contribute towards improved. It is a part of the Unlocking the Potential for Groundwater for the Poor (UPGro) Research Programme, which focusses on improving the evidence base around groundwater availability and management in sub-Saharan Africa, to enable the sustainable use of groundwater that benefits the poor.»» More information on BGS's international groundwater work.
Sustainable Groundwater Resources in Africa: Water supply and sanitation environment - CRC Press Book Empowering people, reducing poverty, improving livelihoods and promoting economic growth, while at the ensuring sustainable ecosystems, requires local, appropriate and widely replicable solutions.
Sustainable Groundwater Resources in Africa: Water supply and sanitation environment [Yongxin Xu, Eberhard Braune] on dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Empowering people, reducing poverty, improving livelihoods and promoting economic growth, while at Author: Yongxin Xu.
Thus, absent some efforts to manage the aquifers, it is unlikely that any advanced technical understanding will be pursued. This paradox is the crux of the groundwater governance challenge and perhaps explains why groundwater governance regimes are so sparse today.
In general, legal instruments for groundwater governance are in their infancy. Forone activity will relate to publishing of a book with CRC Press/Balkema, Taylor & Francis Group on ‘Global Advances in Groundwater Management and Governance - Embracing the Linkages for Sustainable Benefits’, which will take a broad, essentially global, view of advances in groundwater management and governance.
Utilization of non-renewable groundwater: a socially-sustainable approach to resource management (English) Abstract.
The note explains groundwater resources are never strictly non-renewable. and Durable Partnerships” will be held in Samoa in September One of FAO’s three global goals is the sustainable management and utilization of natural resources member countries make the transition towards sustainable food and agriculture ensuring world food.
Sustainable Utilisation of Groundwater Resources Under Climate Change: A Case Study of the Table Mountain Group Aquifer of South Africa For the sustainable utilization of the groundwater resource, the abstraction level should be less than or at least equal to the recharge line as indicated in Eqn, (1).
Sustainable Utilisation of Cited by: 1. responsibility for ensuring sustainable and equitable utilization and protection of water resources. He is the Vice President of the human stresses on global groundwater resources towards sustainable management. Prof. Gurdak semi-fossil aquifers in Southern Africa: From occasional findings towards an exploration strategy.
P Hydrological. unsustainable use of groundwater in Nigeria. It was recommended that proper regulation of groundwater resources and its protection under the land use act of could be instrumental to its sustainable exploitation. Keywords: Groundwater, Sustainable, Sub-Sahara Africa, Nigeria, MDG. Groundwater sustains the lives of an estimated million rural people in Africa, including the vast majority of villages and small towns throughout the sub-Saharan region.
Even so, it is recognized that groundwater is vastly underdeveloped in many regions, and that. Oct 25, · Information about IWMI's work on groundwater in Africa. A holistic approach. This research is undertaken as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE).
Improved access to groundwater could boost rural incomes, but only if the myriad of other factors that affect the prosperity of African farmers are also addressed. The reason for this report on groundwater governance in Sub-Saharan Africa arises out of the necessity to examine, at various scales, existing cases of groundwater regulation and management so that policy discussions, effective solutions, and mitigation measures to the groundwater crisis may be found.
A Decade of Action. With only ten years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, world leaders at the SDG Summit in September called for a decade of action and delivery for. Dec 20, · To address this gap, there must be proactive and measured actions from the research community, governments and civil societies in Africa towards bringing changes in understanding, behaviour and practice of all actors in mining and sustainable development (de Lange et al., ).
Africa Mining Vision (AMV) is the only African-led initiative that Author: Abdul-Wadood Moomen, Abdul-Wadood Moomen, Abdul-Wadood Moomen, David Jensen, Pierre Lacroix, Michela. Potential for sustainable groundwater irrigation in Africa: A development perspective Irrigation expansion is seen as a significant leverage to food security, livelihoods, and rural, agricultural and broader economic development in Africa, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.
While still playing a .Impacts of land-use changes on a shallow coastal aquifer, South-Western Cape, South Africa. South Africa Abstract: Studies on groundwater contamination in shallow coastal aquifers were carried.THE BIG IDEA Improving access to safe water in slums is really complex and challenging.
Transition Management theory embraces that complexity to find radically new and collaborative ways of using and managing urban groundwater. RESEARCH AIM / HYPOTHESIS What social, technical and political changes are needed to make the shift towards sustainable urban groundwater management.