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8 April 2015 SADC Water Research Agenda WaterNet, in collaboration with Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWP-SA) and AU/NEPAD SANWATCE Secretariat, on behalf of the SADC Water Division, are convening a workshop on developing a SADC Water Research Agenda, scheduled for the 8th and 9th of April 2015, at St George Hotel in Pretoria, South Africa. The main objective of the workshop is to map the way forward regarding the development of a SADC water research agenda. The specific objectives include: determining the degree to wh...
26 January 2015 Physics and Chemistry of the Earth Journal Papers that are presented at the WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium are automatically invited for submission for peer review and subsequent publication in the special issue of the Journal of Physics and Chemistry of the Earth. Papers in the series of Special Issues of the journal are usually spread over the following themes: Hydrology, Water Environment, Water Land, Water Society, Water Supply Sanitation and Water Resources Management. This Special Issue series from the annual ...
26 January 2015 WaterNet Board Elects New Chairperson The Waternet Board holds meetings every year during the Waternet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium. Last year was no exception, the board met on the 27th and 28th of October 2014 at the Sogecoa Golden Peacock, in Lilogwe, Malawi. Eng Wilson R. Nyemba the Waternet Chairman from 2005 to 2014, decided to step down and the board members appointed Dr apologang Magole as the new Waternet Chairperson. Waternet welcomes Dr Lapologang Magole on board as the Chairperson and also wishes her all the best on this new...
12 December 2014 Achieving Sustainablity by Increasing Impact Adverse impacts of climate change are already evident across Africa and the world over. As climate change gathers pace, destruction caused by extreme weather is becoming more common. In sub-Saharan Africa, poor harvests caused by devastating droughts have serious consequences on rural livelihoods and especially impact the most vulnerable. To further compound the situation, Africa s bid to develop has seen an alarming rise in urban pollution and destruction of ecosystems. Thus the need for a co-o...