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Sub-Saharan Africa Water Resources Network

SSAWRN fits the RISE model by building on two existing networks—one that emphasizes research and another that promotes postgraduate education. It addresses the most pressing water issues of the region, including rising use, declining quality, insufficient research and teaching capacity, inadequate weather stations and the likelihood of increased variability of water supplies associated with future climates. The network assigns first priority to research projects that address practical issues and contribute to problem solving. Students are encouraged to share research experience with others and to participate in consultancy work. SSAWRN is working to develop a culture of multidisciplinary problem solving.
SSAWRN Leaders
Prof. Michael Ocaido, Department of Wildlife and Animal Resource Management
Makerere University, Uganda