5th SADC Groundwater conference

Windhoek, Namibia
Event Date

On 16-18 November 2022, SADC-GMI will organise its 5th edition of the SADC Groundwater Conference. The conference will be held in Windhoek, Namibia, and will follow the theme 'Groundwater: Making the invisible visible for socio-economic development'. The call for abstracts is open until 31 August 2022.


  1. Groundwater as a catalyst for attaining SDGs;
  2. Groundwater and ecosystem services;
  3. Groundwater and livelihoods; and
  4. Resilient groundwater infrastructure innovations for socio-economic development and rural and urban water security.

Call for abstracts

Authors are invited to submit abstracts for both oral and poster presentations for the sub-themes outlined above. Authors are requested to indicate the sub-theme for which they are making submissions. Submission deadline: 31 August 2022.