Currently, only around 58% of Africans have access to safe drinking water. More than 90% of African fresh water is contained within 63 internationally shared basins. The current fresh water distribution in Africa is expected to change rapidly due to climatic- and socio-economic drivers (IPCC, 2014).
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Catchment management is usually the responsibility of a governmental organization such as a Catchment Management Agency in South Africa or a Water Board in the Netherlands. However, catchment boundaries are not always situated within a political region.
What are the information needs and requirements of operational water managers in South Africa? Which new services and applications can help them with their biggest challenge: water scarcity?
The aim of the Dutch demo case Citizen Observatory (CO) Grip op water Altena is to reduce the pluvial flooding caused by incidental extreme precipitation events.
The 1st of June 2015 the Rain4Africa dream started: 8 partners were targeted to reach more than 125.000 small scale South African farmers with the best available weather and climate services, to increase their food production and reduce weather and climate related risks.
From 8th to 10th of May 2019 the second RECONECT General Assembly took place in Zwolle, the Netherlands. The objective of this research and innovation project is to show how Nature Based Solutions (NBS) help to decrease the use of traditional ‘grey infrastructure’ and become cleaner, environmentally friendlier, greener and still provide a safe place for people to live. Read more >
In October 2018, the Dutch Citizen Observatory Grip op water Altena held a survey under the inhabitants of its focus region Altena.
The GROW Observatory, a citizen science project, which has engaged green-fingered volunteers from across Europe to profile the continent’s ground conditions, was awarded the Land and Soil Management Award at the Forum for the Future of Agriculture’s (FFA) gala dinner in Brussels on Tuesday night 9 April 2019. Read more >