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‘Remote Sensing for Water Resource Management in Africa’ training course takes place in Pietermaritzburg

‘Remote Sensing for Water Resource Management in Africa’ training course takes place in Pietermaritzburg

In January, colleagues from the Centre for Water, Communities and Resilience (CWCR) and the International Water Security Network (IWSN) at UWE Bristol organised and co-delivered an eight-day training course on ‘Remote Sensing for Water Resource Management’ in Pietermaritzburg, South... Read more »

Categories: Africa Blog Remote sensing University of the West of England

IWSN researchers publish landmark collection of water security papers

Professors Chad Staddon (UWE, Bristol) and Chris Scott (University of Arizona) recently co-edited a special issue of the prominent journal Water International on the theme of “Putting water security to work: addressing global challenges”. This collection of papers, some... Read more »

Categories: Africa Monash South Africa News Transboundary Uganda University of Arizona University of the West of England

How is scarce water in South Africa really allocated and what are the implications for catchment resilience and fruit production?

By Bruce Lankford (University of East Anglia), and Jon McCosh, Mlungisi Shabalala and Lutendo Mugwedi (Institute of Natural Resources) Abstract In this piece we argue that; 1) an absence of purposive managed water allocation can be observed in some... Read more »

Categories: Africa Agriculture Blog Climate change adaptation Drought Ecosystems Gamification Groundwater Nexus Resilience River basins uMngeni

Students reflect on the 2018 Insaka Research Symposium

Students reflect on the 2018 Insaka Research Symposium

The 2018 Insaka Research Symposium was hosted by South African National Parks (SANParks) at Mopane Camp in Kruger National Park. It was a four-day event (11–14 June 2018) focusing on the theme ‘sustaining the ecosystem service benefits from green... Read more »

Categories: Africa Blog Climate change adaptation Ecosystems Green infrastructure Monash South Africa Resilience Student scholarships