Farmer voices from sand rivers

Farmer voices from sand rivers – special session at WaterNet Symposium 2020 As part of the online WaterNet symposium 2020, a special session on small holder farms and sand rivers titled “Farmer voices from sand rivers” on October 30 2020, 10:00 – 12:00 SAST. See below program for more details:

Workshop on Intensification of Agriculture through Natural Water Storage

As part of the NaBWIG project IHE Delft Institute of Water Education in collboration with partners organised a workshop on “Intensification of Agriculture through Natural Water Storage in Alluvial Aquifers for Small Scale Farmers in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas (ASAL) in Eastern Africa.” Below given is the program and participant list of the workshop. 

MSc Theses as part of NaBWIG project

MSc Theses as part of NaBWIG project 1. Assessing the dynamics of private smallholder irrigation using sand river aquifers in semi-arid lands: A Case Study of different farming systems along the ephemeral Olkeriai River in Kajiado, Kenya Conceptual framework and research methodology: Identification of shallow alluvial aquifer based farm system typologies and their characteristics through […]

Co-produced systems model facilitates research uptake

What do you get when you put a group of cross-functional stakeholders together for 4 days of immersive discussion? The NaBWIG project, focused on nature-based water storage solutions in shallow alluvial aquifers, held such a workshop in Nairobi bringing together researchers, policymakers, regulatory agencies, government officers, civil society and community leaders. In a participatory exercise, […]

Story of change: ‘Giving people a voice through NaBWIG’

Where two worlds meet; Kenya and The Netherlands, Meru and Delft. Let us introduce ourselves; we are Benson and Judith, graduate students within the field of water management, studying at IHE and TU Delft. In many arid and semi-arid regions of Kenya, seasonal rivers carrying sand deposits are common. They flow only during rainfall events […]