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SADC country visits South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana

SADC country visits South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana

Event Date 
Sunday, November 19, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, December 3, 2017 (All day)

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.