Message from the CWRR student club

First newsletter edition from the CWRR Hydrators’ Student Club. Here we intend to address current affairs, projects being undertaken by the club, as well as feature CWRR student accomplishments.

CWRR at Irrigation Conference in Bali

1-7 September, three UKZN/CWRR representatives attended the prestigious triennial World Irrigation Forum (WIF) and the 70th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) International Executive Council Meeting in Bali, Indonesia. The congress provides a unique platform for practitioners of agricultural water management (AWM) to exchange technical knowledge and information, with the main outcomes to strengthen

International UNESCO Training Course Examines Satellite Remote Sensing for Water Resources Management

An eight-day international training course on the application of satellite remote sensing and earth observation to support water resources management was hosted in Pietermaritzburg by UKZN’s Centre for Water Resources Research (CWRR), the Institute of Natural Resources (INR) and the University of West England (UWE). The course was developed by UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme (UNESCO-IHP) through its Enhancing Climate Services for Improved Water Management (CliMWaR) programme

PhD Student Bound for Food Security Centre Summer School in the Philippines

Doctoral student in Agrometeorology in the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES), Mr Joseph Masanganise, has been awarded a scholarship to attend a Summer School in the Philippines in September on the topic: Transformative Changes in Agriculture and Food Systems. The Summer School is organised jointly by the South-East Asian Regional Centre for Graduate