Project Profile

Research in Africa

The Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP)

Duration : January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016
(Extended to December 31, 2017)

The Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) is a partnership initiative driven by IWMI to support sustainable development and management of groundwater in developing countries where groundwater plays a significant role in food production and rural and peri-urban livelihoods or where groundwater is still underutilized and presents an opportunity to enhance food security, climate resilience, and rural livelihoods. The goal of GRIPP is to: Secure groundwater resources for livelihoods, food security, climate resilience and economic growth while sustaining the resource for future generations, in developing countries’.

Location(s): India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malawi, Tunisia, South Africa
Project Contact: Villholth, Karen G.
Donor(s): IWMI Reserves
Research Collaborator(s) : International Groundwater Resources Assessment centre (IGRAC), IWA, MetaMeta, PIM, Water for Food Institute, WLE, World Bank,