August 2016

IGRAC launches Groundwater Resources in Africa viewer during the 35th IGC in Cape Town

In cooperation with the British Geological Survey (BGS) and the Southern African Developing Community (SADC), IGRAC has developed a special viewer within its Global Groundwater Information System dedicated to present and share information related to groundwater resources in Africa.

During the 35th International Geological Congress, taking place from 27 August till 4 September 2016 in Cape Town - South Africa, IGRAC presented the viewer during the pre-congress workshop “Understanding the role of groundwater in 21st Century”.

IGRAC and UNESCO-IHP launch publications on Groundwater Governance in Transboundary Aquifers

IGRAC and UNESCO-IHP launched a set of publications that were prepared within the framework of the “Groundwater Governance in Transboundary Aquifers (GGRETA)” Phase 1 project (2013-2015), funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), and implemented by UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP).