SADC country visits South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana

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IGRAC Researcher Geert-Jan Nijsten will visit South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana as part of a capacity building programme for groundwater data collection and management within and across the SADC member states. This is a programme commissioned by the recently established SADC Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

During these country visits, Nijsten will interview respresentatives from ministries, water authorities and water companies in:

  • Pretoria, South Africa
  • Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • Maseru, Lesotho
  • Manzini, Swaziland
  • Gabarone, Botswana

SADC-GIP

Previously, IGRAC has worked for SADC-GMI, developing the SADC Groundwater Information System (SADC-GIP). This SADC-GIP gives access to the harmonised hydrogeological map for the SADC region, borehole data and associated information.