Local observers monitoring shallow groundwater in Ethiopia (credit: David Walker)

10 July 2019

Citizen science contributes to environmental management and water security in Ethiopia

Teams at Newcastle University and IWMI share key insight from a REACH funded accelerated project they’ve led since 2017, using citizen science to improve water security through enhanced climate and hydrological monitoring.

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15 January 2019

REACH Early-Career Researcher Feature: Improving water security for the rural poor in fragile environments

Cliff Nyaga, Research Manager for REACH in the Kitui Observatory (University of Oxford), discusses how his research aims to address the water services maintenance gap in rural Kenya.

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The Turkwel river flowing south of Lodwar town, Kenya. Credit: Bernard Dupont

26 October 2018

Coping with water scarcity in the Turkwel river basin, Kenya

In a recent open access paper published in the Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies by Hirpa et al., the authors examine the drivers of water scarcity in Kenya’s Turkwel river basin, and comment on the implications for water resources planning and development.

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UK Department for International Development Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

'Access to water is a defining challenge for the 21st century. The UK has already helped 43 million people to access clean water, but there is far more to be done.'

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