Second Regional Meeting, May 2014

Overviewggreta second reg meet

The Governments of Botswana, Namibia and South Africa, jointly with the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (UNESCO-IHP) and the International Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre (IGRAC) organized the second regional technical meeting from 21-23 May 2014 at the United Nations House in Windhoek, Namibia on the assessment of the transboundary Stampriet Aquifer within the framework of the “Groundwater Resources Governance in Transboundary Aquifers” (GGRETA), funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

At the first regional meeting organized in October 2013, the bases for starting the study of the aquifer were established. The main objective of the second technical meeting was to operationalize the national technical teams from the involved countries on the methodology used for the data collection process of hydrogeological, socio-economic, environmental, legal and institutional aspects.

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List of Participants:



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Presentations - Day 1

Andrew Ross - UNESCO

Geert-Jan Nijsten - IGRAC
Jurgen Kirchner - Regional Coordinator
Andrew Ross - UNESCO


Presentations - Day 2

Geert-Jan Nijsten - IGRAC

Lydia Joel & Gettie Mulokoshi - Hydrogeology - Namibia
Don Muroua - Socioeconomic/Environmental - Namibia
Viviane Kinyaga - Legal and Institutional - Namibia
Gaolatlhe Lentswe - Hydrogeology - Botswana
Bothepha Mosethli - Socioeconomic - Botswana

Odirile Otto Itumeleng - Legal & Institutional - Botswana

Joyce Leshomo - Hydrogeology - South Africa
Bantu Hanise - South Africa

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