Water & Environment

The maps led to speculation that boreholes could be drilled and hand pumps fitted. (Image source: Oxfam East Africa)

While groundwater maps of the African continent created much optimism when they were published recently, experts have warned that accessing water from such sources may prove difficult due to political and technical factors

The Dutch ambassador to Ghana, Gerard Duijfjes, has handed over a EUR 100 million (US$ 129.3 million) grant and financing arrangement to fund the Ghana Netherlands Water and Sanitation Programme

A team of university students from Kenya has developed a software program that can help farmers monitor weather and soil conditions in their areas

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