Ensuring clean water and sanitation for all

Ensuring clean water and sanitation for all

In an effort to enhance the delivery of clean water to under-served rural areas, CRIDF recently presented proposals regarding a sustainable pro-poor water supply regulation strategy to attendees at the 12th Annual Conference of the Eastern and Southern Africa Water and Sanitation (ESAWAS) Regulators Association. ESAWAS is a network of regulators from the Southern African…

Local stakeholders map vulnerabilities across the Zambezi Basin

Local stakeholders map vulnerabilities across the Zambezi Basin

This October at the 3rd Annual Zambezi Basin Stakeholders’ Forum in Lilongwe, CRIDF presented the work it has undertaken to map the hazards and vulnerabilities that impact livelihoods in the Zambezi River Basin. CRIDF’s hotspot mapping approach is unique and valuable because of the way it combines robust scientific processes with local stakeholder knowledge. The…

Perspectives on mainstreaming climate resilience into water infrastructure

Perspectives on mainstreaming climate resilience into water infrastructure

Southern Africa is facing a large number of climate risks as a result of increased extreme weather events, which in combination with low levels of adaptive capacity, makes this part of the continent highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. An example of this are the impacts from the 2015 drought, which resulted in…