NaBWIG supported two more M.Sc. thesis research this year. The graduating students are Ms. Grace Edina Wani from Malawi and Mr. Sintayehu Fetene Demessie from Ethiopia, who both successfully defended their thesis! This brought the total number of completed Masters’ thesis under project NaBWIG to six. Both Grace and Sintayehu will return back to their […]
A video of booming irrigation in Olkeriai river basin. The video was shared in the “Farmer voices from sand rivers” special session at the Waternet Symposium 2021 https://youtu.be/yzeIK0r_-rE
Smallholder irrigation along sand rivers: Presentation by IHE alumnus Watch IHE alumnus Benson Mutuma Karimba present the findings from his Masters’ research, supported by project NaBWIG: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQRbYmL_dmA
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:
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 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 […]
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, […]
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 […]