Toroka study presented at the international conference on Groundwater: Key to the SDGs

Highlights from the NaBWIG-funded MSc thesis aiming to assess the recharge and storage potential of the Toroka sand river in Kenya were presented at the “Groundwater, Key to the Sustainable Development Goals” international conference organized at the Sorbonne University in Paris. The oral presentation was given by Michel Frem on the 18th of May 2022 […]

IHE Researchers in Kenya

After being unable to conduct in-person field work due to Corona-related travel restrictions, NaBWIG supported IHE researchers Pooja Prasad and Annelieke Duker were finally able to resume their field work in Kenya in January 2022! Pooja spent a week in the Toroka river basin, where IHE MSc student Davis Nyongesa was studying the use of […]

NaBWIG Partner workshop – Nairobi

On Jan 28, 2022, project NaBWIG held an internal partners’ workshop held at JKUAT campus. Partners from JKUAT, SEKU and IHE attended the all day event which was organized in a hybrid format. Unfortunately, our partners from Mekelle could not participate due to the ongoing war in Tigray. NaBWIG meeting agenda Jan 28 2022 is […]

A call for Adaptive Investment Pathways

A call for Adaptive Investment Pathways NaBWIG post-doc Pooja Prasad was invited at the UNESCO global conference on Climate-resilient Water Management Approaches: Application Towards Climate Action and Agenda 2030 held virtually Oct 26-28, 2021. In her response to how bottom-up approaches may be scaled up to address climate uncertainties, Pooja makes a call for Adaptive […]

Stakeholder workshops in Kajiado

The NaBWIG team organized two stakeholder workshops on historic and future adaptive pathways in the Olkeriai river basin.  The goals of the workshop were (1) to build an understanding of the historic pathways taken by different groups in response to risks and opportunities  faced by the communities and, (2) to discuss perceptions of future risks, […]

Two new MSc graduates supported by NaBWIG

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 […]

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: