Pump-priming payments for sustainable water services in rural Africa

Posted on 7th July 2015

A new article published in World Development discusses ways to overcome barriers to the financial sustainability of rural water services in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Flood risk: making better infrastructure investments

Posted on 2nd July 2015

Researchers at the Environmental Change Institute are helping evaluate and communicate best practice in national-scale flood risk analysis and long-term investment planning for flood management.

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RCUK highlights Oxford’s ‘innovative’ smart handpumps project

Posted on 2nd July 2015

The Research Councils UK is showcasing an Oxford University project which uses mobile phone technology to transmit data on handpump use in rural Kenya.

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African wetlands and climate

Posted on 1st July 2015

Dr Simon Dadson at the School of Geography and the Environment, has led a team of researchers from Oxford University, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, the Met Office and the University of Cape Town in a project to investigate the role of African wetlands in the climate system.

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