The Water Project: Semi-arid lands drought mitigation and adaptation programme


Mr O Dube (PI), Dr. M Macherera, Mrs T Kativhu, Mrs T Simba and Mr T Dzinomwa

Research Activities

The study is mainly based in the Matabeleland South and Masvingo Provinces.  The following are areas of intervention:

  • Trend analysis of drought since 1950
  • Development of early warning system based on both modern and indigenous knowledge
  • Water Quality and quantity mapping and inventory of mitigation and adaptation initiatives.
  • Knowledge creation, dissemination and cumulative optimal use for sustainable economic growth