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Peer-reviewed Books and Special Journal Issues

2022

Villholth, K.G., N. Nyambe, E. Kaseke, N. Moleele, and P. Ramoeli: Transboundary groundwater and aquifer governance in the context of transfrontier conservation areas – an opportunity for synergy in Southern African. ISARM 2021. In: UNESCO: Transboundary Aquifers: Challenges and the Way Forward. Sanchez, R. (Ed). Paris, UNESCO.

2022

Alam, M.F., P. Pavelic, K.G. Villholth, A. Sikka, and S. Pande: Impact of high-density managed aquifer recharge implementation on groundwater storage, food production and resilience: A case from Gujarat, India. J. Hydrol. Reg. Stud. doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrh.2022.101224.

2022

Muchingami, I., A, Mkali, T. Kanyerere, L. Vinqi, Y. Xu, K. Pietersen, K.H. Jensen, K.G. Villholth, and R. Whitehead: Review: Groundwater resource occurrence in Hout river gneiss crystalline basement formation in the Limpopo Basin, South Africa. J. African Earth Sci., https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2022.104593.

2022

Loon, A. van, G.D. Baldassarre, U. Lall, K.G. Villholth, H. Kreibich, and T. Fuqiang: Hydrological Extremes and Society. Research Topic, Frontiers in Water – Water & Human Systems. https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/14499/hydrological-extremes-and-society#overview.

2021

Zheng, Y., A. Ross, K.G. Villholth, and P. Dillon (Eds.): Managing Aquifer Recharge: A Showcase for Resilience and Sustainability. UNESCO/IAH/GRIPP, 379 pp. ISBN: 978-92-3-100488-9. https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000379962.

2019

Taylor, R.T., G. Favreau, B.R. Scanlon, and K.G. Villholth (Eds): Topical Collection: Determining groundwater sustainability from long-term piezometry in Sub-Saharan Africa. Hydrogeol. J., 27, 443-446. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-019-01946-9.

2018

Villholth, K.G., J. van der Gun, E. López-Gunn, K. Conti, and A. Garrido (Eds.): Advances in Groundwater Governance. Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK. ISBN: 1-138-02980-4. https://gripp.iwmi.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/advances-in-groundwater-governance.pdf.

Peer-reviewed Journal Papers and Book Chapters

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2022

Geris, J., J.-C. Comte, F. Franchi, A.K. Petros, S. Tirivarombo, A.T. Selepeng, and K.G. Villholth: Surface water-groundwater interactions and local land use control water quality impacts of extreme rainfall and flooding in a vulnerable semi-arid region of Sub-Saharan Africa. J. Hyd., 609, 127834.

2022

Pavelic, P., D. Suhardiman, O. Keovilignavong, C. Clément, J. Vinckevleugel, S.M. Bohsung, K. Xiong, L. Valee, M. Viossanges, S. Douangsavanh, T. Sotoukee, K.G. Villholth., B.R. Shivakoti, and K. Vongsathiane: Assessing options for small-scale groundwater irrigation in Lao PDR. In: Re, V., R.L. Manzione, T.A. Abiye, A. Mukherji, and A. MacDonald (eds.): Groundwater for Sustainable Livelihoods and Equitable Growth. CRC Press, London. IAHBGID Book. ISBN 9780367903862. DOI: 10.1201/978100304101-19.

2022

Healy, A., M. Tijani, J. Grönwall, M. Eichholz, K.G. Villholth, F. Mwango, K. Danert, K. Upton, D. Lapworth, M. Lalika, and C. Gicheruh: Urban Groundwater in Africa: a dialogue for resilient towns and cities. AMCOW Pan-African Groundwater Programme (APAGroP). Abuja Nigeria. ISBN 978-978-56367-4-4.

2022

African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), and British Geological Survey (BGS): Groundwater for Africa’s Resilience and Socioeconomic Transformation. A Call for greater attention to investing in groundwater to sustainably meet growing water demands under global environmental change. High-level Summary of White Paper. ISBN 978-978-56367-5-2.

2022

Stephan, R.M., A. Aureli, A. Dumont, A. Lipponen, S. Tiefenauer-Linardon, C. Fraser, A. Rivera, S. Puri, S. Burchi, G. Eckstein, C. Brethaut, Z. Khayat, K.G. Villholth, L. Witmer, R. Martin-Nagle, A. Milman, F. Sindico, and J. Dalton: Transboundary aquifers. Chapter 12. UNESCO and UN-Water, 2022: The United Nations World Water Development Report 2022: Groundwater: Making the invisible visible, Paris, UNESCO. ISBN 978-92-3-100507-7.

2022

Taylor, R., A. Aureli, D. Allen, D. Banks, K.G. Villholth, and T. Stigter: Groundwater, aquifers and climate change. Chapter 7. UNESCO and UN-Water, 2022: The United Nations World Water Development Report 2022: Groundwater: Making the invisible visible, Paris, UNESCO. ISBN 978-92-3-100507-7.

2022

Gleeson, T., X. Huggins, R. Connor, P. Arrojo-Agudo, E.V. Suñé, K.G. Villholth, M. Rohde, J. van der Gun, D. Kreamer, M. Manzano, L. Scrinzi, G. Arduino, T.C. Resende, N. Moosdorf, V. Walsh, and A. Harjung: Groundwater and ecosystems. Chapter 6. UNESCO and UN-Water, 2022: The United Nations World Water Development Report 2022: Groundwater: Making the invisible visible, Paris, UNESCO. ISBN 978-92-3-100507-7.

2022

England, M. and K.G. Villholth: Groundwater and agriculture. Chapter 3. UNESCO and UN-Water, 2022: The United Nations World Water Development Report 2022: Groundwater: Making the invisible visible, Paris, UNESCO. ISBN 978-92-3-100507-7.

2021

Pavelic, P., M.F. Alam, P. Chinnasamy, N. Eriyagama, P. Gangopadhyay, M. Govindan, S.K. Jha, L. Kant, B. Karthikeyan, V.K. Mishra, L. Mutuwatte, R.V. Ratna, S. Shalsi, B.R. Sharma, N. Sharma, A. Sikka, V. Smakhtin, C.L. Verma, and K.G. Villholth: Recharging flood water to aquifers for irrigation in the Ganges Basin, India. Case Study 15, pp. 213-222. In: Zheng, Y., Ross, A., K.G. Villholth, and P. Dillon (Eds.): Managing Aquifer Recharge: A Showcase for Resilience and Sustainability. UNESCO/IAH/GRIPP. ISBN: 978-92-3-100488-9. https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000379962.

2021

Shivakoti, B.R., K.G. Villholth, and T. Ichikawa: Intentional flooding of rice fields and payment for ecosystem services in Kumamoto, Japan. Case Study 23, pp. 285-295. In: Zheng, Y., Ross, A., K.G. Villholth, and P. Dillon (Eds.): Managing Aquifer Recharge: A Showcase for Resilience and Sustainability. UNESCO/IAH/GRIPP. ISBN: 978-92-3-100488-9. https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000379962.

2021

K.G. Villholth: An overview of features of the Managed Aquifer Recharge Case Studies. Ch. 2, pp. 29-45. In: Zheng, Y., Ross, A., K.G. Villholth, and P. Dillon (Eds.): Managing Aquifer Recharge: A Showcase for Resilience and Sustainability. UNESCO/IAH/GRIPP. ISBN: 978-92-3-100488-9. https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000379962

2021

Alam, M.F., K.G. Villholth, and J. Podgorski: Human arsenic exposure risk via crop consumption and global trade from groundwater irrigated areas. Environ. Res. Lett. 16, 124013. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac34bb.

2021

UNECE: Handbook on Water Allocation in a Transboundary Context. ISBN: 9789211172737. Contributed as Member of the Expert Group.
https://unece.org/sites/default/files/2021-12/ECE_MP.WAT_64_Handbook%20on%20water%20allocation%20in%20a%20the%20transboundary%20context.pdf

2021

Sorensen, J.P.R, J. Davies, G.Y. Ebrahim, J. Lindle, B.P. Marchant, M.J. Ascott, J.P. Bloomfield, M.O. Cuthbert, M. Holland, K.H. Jensen, M. Shamsudduha, K.G. Villholth, A.M. MacDonald, and R.G. Taylor: The influence of groundwater abstraction on interpreting climate controls and extreme recharge events from well hydrographs in semi-arid South Africa. Hydrogeol. J. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-021-02391-3

2021

Goldin, J., R. Mokomela, T. Kanyerere, and K.G. Villholth: Diamonds on the soles of their feet: Groundwater monitoring in the Hout Catchment, South Africa. J. Educ. Sustain. Dev. 15:1, 25-50. doi:10.1177/09734082211014435.

2021

Villholth, K.G.: One water: Expanding boundaries for a new deal and a safe planet for all. One Earth. Invited Commentary. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2021.03.011.

2021

Muchingami, I., A. Mkali, L. Vinqi, K. Pietersen, Y. Xu, R. Whitehead, K.H. Jensen, K.G. Villholth, and T. Kanyerere: Integration of hydrogeophysical and geological investigations in enhancing groundwater potential assessment in Houtriver gneiss crystalline basement formation of South Africa. Phys. Chem. Earth, 123, 103009. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2021.103009.

2021

Coates, D., R. Connor, C. Dickens, K.G. Villholth, N. Dhot, and G. O’Brien: Valuation of hydraulic infrastructure. Chapter 3. UNESCO and UN-Water, 2021: The United Nations World Water Development Report 2021: Valuing Water, Paris, UNESCO. ISBN 978-92-3-100434-6.

2021

Mozzi, G., P. Pavelic, M.F. Alam, C. Stefan, and K.G. Villholth: Hydrologic assessment of check dam performances in semi-arid areas: a case study from Gujarat, India. Front. Water. doi: 10.3389/frwa.2021.628955.

2021

World Water Quality Alliance: Assessing Groundwater Quality: A Global Perspective: Importance, methods and potential data sources. A report by the Friends of Groundwater in the UNEP World Water Quality Alliance. Information Document Annex for display at the 5th Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly, Nairobi, Kenya, 2021. https://inweh.unu.edu/assessing-groundwater-quality-a-global-perspective-importance-methods-and-potential-data-sources/.

2020

Gleeson, T.: Global groundwater sustainability. Groundwater, 58, 4. Guest editorial. Written on behalf of the Global Groundwater Statement leadership team that includes K. G. Villholth, R. Taylor, D. Perrone, J. Famiglietti, D. Hyndman, A. van Loon, and Y. Wada. doi: 10.1111/gwat.12991.

2020

Ebrahim, G.Y., J.F. Lautze, and K.G. Villholth: Managed aquifer recharge in Africa: taking stock and looking forward. Water, 12, 1844; doi:10.3390/w12071844.

2020

Abiye, T.A., D. Tshipala, K. Leketa, K.G. Villholth, G.Y. Ebrahim, M. Magombeyi, and M. Butler: Hydrogeological characterization of crystalline aquifer in the Hout River Catchment, Limpopo province, South Africa. Groundwater Sustainable Dev., 11, Oct. 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gsd.2020.100406.

2020

Smakhtin, V. D. Perera, M. Qadir, A. Aureli, T. Carvalho-Resende, N. Dhot,  A. Findikakis, K.G. Villholth, J.J. Gurdak, S. Zandaryaa,  S. Hülsmann, K. Medlicott, R. Connor, and J. Timmerman: Water Availability, Infrastructure and Ecosystems. Chapter 3. UNESCO and UN-Water, 2020: The United Nations World Water Development Report 2020: Water and Climate Change, Paris, UNESCO. ISBN 978-92-3-100371-4.

2019

Gleeson, T., K.G. Villholth, R. Taylor, D. Perrone, and D. Hyndman: Groundwater: a call to action. Nature, Correspondence, Dec 02, 2019. 576, 213. doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-03711-0. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-03711-0.

2019

Closas, A. and K.G. Villholth: Groundwater governance: Addressing core concepts and challenges. WIREs Water. https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1392.

2019

Cuthbert, M.O., R.G. Taylor, G. Favreau., M.C. Todd., M. Shamsudduha, K.G. Villholth., A.M. MacDonald, B.R. Scanlon, D.O.V. Kotchoni, J.-M. Vouillamoz, F.M.A. Lawson, P.A. Adjomayi, J. Kashaigili, D. Seddon, J.P.R. Sorensen, G.Y. Ebrahim, M. Owor, P.M. Nyenje, Y. Nazoumou, I. Goni, B.I. Ousmane, T. Sibanda, M.J. Ascott, D.M.J. Macdonald, W. Agyekum, Y. Koussoubé, H. Wanke, H. Kim, Y. Wada, M.-H. Lo, T. Oki, and N. Kukuric: Observed controls on resilience of groundwater to climate variability in sub-Saharan Africa. Nature, 572, 230–234. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1441-7

2019

Shivakoti, B.R., K.G. Villholth, P. Pavelic, and A. Ross: Strategic use of groundwater-based solutions for drought risk reduction and climate resilience in Asia and beyond. Contributing Paper to GAR 2019 (The Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction). https://www.unisdr.org/we/inform/publications/65922

2019

Kolusu, S.R., M. Shamsudduha, M.C. Todd, R.G. Taylor, D. Seddon, J.J. Kashaigili, G.Y. Ebrahim, M.O. Cuthbert, J.P.R. Sorensen, K.G. Villholth, A.M. MacDonald, and D.A. MacLeod: The El Niño event of 2015-2016: climate anomalies and their impact on groundwater resources in East and Southern Africa. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1751-1762. https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1751-2019.

2019

Ebrahim, G.Y., K.G. Villholth, and M. Boulos: Supporting sustainable agricultural groundwater use in the Hout Catchment, Limpopo Province, South Africa – Application of an integrated hydrogeological model. Hydrogeol. J., 27, 965-981. DOI: 10.1007/s10040-019-01957-6.

2019

Dickens, C., V. Smakhtin, R. Biancalani, K.G. Villholth, N. Eriyagama, and M. Marinelli: Incorporating Environmental Flows into ‘Water Stress’ Indicator 6.4.2. Guidelines for a Minimum Standard Method for Global Reporting. FAO. Rome. 32 pp. License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO. ISBN 978-92-5-131724-2. http://www.fao.org/3/CA3097EN/ca3097en.pdf

2018

McGill, B.M., Y. Altchenko, S.K. Hamilton P.K. Kenabatho, S.R. Sylvester, and K.G. Villholth: Complex interactions between climate change, sanitation, and groundwater quality: a case study from Ramotswa, Botswana. Hydrogeol. J., 27, 997-1015 DOI: 10.1007/s10040-018-1901-4.

2018

Smakhtin, V., N. Nagabhatla, M. Qadir, L. Guppy, P. Burek, K.G. Villholth, M. McCartney, Pavelic, D. Tsegai, T. Fedotova, and G. Teruggi: NBS for managing water-related risks, variability and change. Chapter 4. WWAP (United Nations World Water Assessment Programme)/UN-Water. 2018: The United Nations World Water Development Report 2018: Nature-Based Solutions for Water. Paris, UNESCO. ISBN 978-92-3-100264-9.

2018

Guppy, L., P. Uyttendaele, K.G. Villholth, and V. Smakhtin: Groundwater and Sustainable Development Goals: Analysis of Interlinkages. UNU-INWEH Report Series, Issue 04. United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health, Hamilton, Canada. 23 pp. ISBN: 978-92-808-6092-4.

2018

Nijsten, G.-J., G. Christelis, K.G. Villholth, E. Braune, and C.B. Gaye: Transboundary aquifers of Africa: Review of the current state of knowledge and progress towards sustainable development and management. J. Hyd. Regional Studies. doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrh.2018.03.004.

2018

Fallon, A., K.G. Villholth, D. Conway, B. Lankford, and G. Ebrahim: Agricultural groundwater management strategies and seasonal climate forecasting: Perceptions from Mogwadi (Dendron), Limpopo, South Africa. J. Water and Clim. Change. https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2018.042.

2018

Puri, S. and K.G. Villholth: Governance and management of transboundary aquifers. Ch. 19. In: Villholth, K.G., J. van der Gun, E. López-Gunn, K. Conti, and A. Garrido (Eds.): Advances in Groundwater Governance. Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK. ISBN: 1-138-02980-4.

2018

Villholth, K.G. and K. Conti: Groundwater governance: rationale, definition, current state and heuristic framework. Ch. 1. In: Villholth, K.G., J. van der Gun, E. López-Gunn, K. Conti, and A. Garrido (Eds.): Advances in Groundwater Governance. Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK. ISBN: 1-138-02980-4.

2018

Lautze, J., B. Holmatov, D. Saruchera, and K.G. Villholth: Conjunctive management of surface and groundwater management in transboundary waters: A first assessment. Water Policy, 20 (1): 1–20. DOI: 10.2166/wp.2018.033.

GRIPP Case Profile Series Issues

2021

Reddy, V.R, P. Pavelic, and M.S. Reddy: Participatory groundwater management and sustainable use of groundwater resources: A review of the APFAMGS project in India. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 18pp. (Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) Case Profile Series 05). ISSN 2520-2391 (Print). DOI: 10.5337/2021.224.

2021

Pavelic, P., A. Sikka, M.F. Alam, B.R. Sharma, L. Muthuwatta, N. Eriyagama, K.G. Villholth, S. Shalsi, V.K. Mishra, S.K. Jha, C.L. Verma, N. Sharma, V.R. Reddy, S.K. Rout, L. Kant, M. Govindan, P. Gangopadhyay, B. Karthikeyan, P. Chinnasamy, and V. Smakhtin: Utilizing floodwaters for recharging depleted aquifers and sustaining irrigation: Lessons from multi-scale assessments in the Ganges River Basin, India. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 18p. (Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) Case Profile Series 04). ISSN 2520-2391 (Print). DOI: 10.5337/2021.215.

2018

Cobbing, J.: The North West dolomite aquifers, South Africa: A stalled opportunity for water security and development. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 20p. (Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) Case Profile Series 03). ISSN 2520-2391 (Print). DOI: 10.5337/2018.223.

2017

Aarnoudse, E. and B. Bluemling: Controlling groundwater through smart card machines: The case of water quotas and pricing mechanisms in Gansu Province, China. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 18p. (Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) Case Profile Series 02). ISSN 2520-2391 (Print). DOI: 10.5337/2016.224.

2016

Closas, A. and K.G. Villholth: Aquifer Contracts: A Means to Solving Groundwater Over-exploitation in Morocco? Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 14p. (Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) Case Study Series 01). ISSN 2520-2391 (Print). DOI: 10.5337/2016.211.

Over the past decade, Dr. Karen Villholth has participated in numerous conference talks (in person and online), webinars, radio interviews, etc. She has also produced and published a great number of reports, case studies, video material, and blogs. 

Conference Papers, Reports, Policy briefs, Invited Talks, Internet Blogs, and Videos

2022

Villholth, K.G.: Groundwater and Dependent Ecosystems – Co-Management and Protection for Sustainable Development in SADC and Beyond. Invited Keynote. 5th SADC Groundwater Conference. Groundwater: Making the Invisible Visible for Socio-economic Development. Windhoek, Namibia. Nov 16-18, 2022.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: Groundwater for Sustainable Development – Embracing the Challenges and Strengthening the Synergies. Invited opening talk, Groundwater Forum. IWA Congress and Exhibition. ‘Shaping Our Water Future – Water for Smart Liveable Cities’. Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark, Sep 12-15, 2022.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: Groundwater: Bridging Science and Policy. Invited panelist. World Water Week, Stockholm, Sweden, Aug 23-25, 2022 (virtual). https://worldwaterweek.org/event/10322-groundwater-bridging-science-and-policy.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: Groundwater Recharge through Abandoned Wells. Invited panelist. WaterAid. Webinar. Jul 22, 2022.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: Transboundary Aquifer Resources – Progress on Knowledge and Cooperation. African Regional Consultations in preparation for the Mid-Term Review of the International Water Action Decade ‘Water and Sustainable Development’, 2018-2028 (virtual). Jun 13-14, 2022. https://www.uneca.org/events/african-climate-policy-centre/african-regional-consultations-on-the-mid-term-review-of-the-

2022

Villholth, K.G.: One Water – Why and How to Engage Youth in Global Water Action? Global Changes and Water Resources: Past, Present and Future. Workshop. Pisa, Univ. of Pisa, Earth Sciences Dept., Pisa, Italy, May 26-27, 2022.

2022

Biancalani, R., K.G. Villholth, and A. Sood: Background Information and Methodology to Support Estimation of Sustainable Groundwater Abstraction using GEFIS (Global Environmental Flows Information System). UNESCO Conference: Groundwater, Key to the Sustainable Development Goal. Paris, France, May 18-20.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: Global Aspects of Groundwater Quality: Importance, Methods, and New Initiatives. PI RURAL Groundwater Dialogue Seminar: ‘Aspects of Sustainable Groundwater Management and Use’ (virtual). China-Europe Water Platform. May 17, 2022.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: Role of groundwater in food security from local to global scale
– Climate-related risks and resilient solutions. Global Center on Adaptation. Webinar series. ‘Climate Adaptation in Agriculture – Water for Food Security’. Apr 05, 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jF7FrYwErQ.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: Groundwater for Africa’s resilience and socioeconomic transformation. IWHR, IAHR, UNESCO, GWP World Water Day 2022 webinar ‘Making the Invisible Visible’. Jun 30, 2022. https://www.iahr.org/en/web/index/292.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: The role of groundwater in global food security – Need for serious re-appraisal. Vanndagen/World Water Day 2022 webinar. IAH International Association of Hydrogeologists, Norwegian Chapter. Mar 22, 2022.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: Groundwater and the untapped potential for building climate resilience in West Africa. IWMI-Ghana World Water Day 2022 webinar ‘Promoting Sustainable Groundwater Irrigation for Building Climate Resilience in West Africa. Mar 18, 2022.

2022

Villholth, K.G. et al.: Large-scale Water Transfer and Managed Aquifer Recharge. IWRA-GRIPP webinar. Co-organizer and moderator. https://www.iwra.org/groundwater-success-stories-webinar3/.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: Groundwater for peace and stability. Invited Panelist. 2nd IGAD Water Forum (hybrid) ‘Groundwater for Resilience’, Jan 25-27, 2022.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: Groundwater for climate change and drought resilience. Invited Keynote.  2nd IGAD Water Forum (hybrid) ‘Groundwater for Resilience’, Jan 25-27, 2022.

2022

Lindle, J.R., K.G. Villholth, G.Y. Ebrahim, J.P.R. Sorensen, R.G. Taylor, and K.H. Jensen: Groundwater recharge controlled by ephemeral river flow, land use and climate in the semi-arid Limpopo River Basin of South Africa. AGU Fall Meeting (hybrid). New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Dec 13-17, 2021.

2022

Magombeyi, M. and K.G. Villholth: Water Scarcity Vulnerability Map of the Kwando River Basin and Kwando River Wildlife Dispersal Area. Sustainable Groundwater Development and Management for Humans, Wildlife, and Economic Growth in the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA-GROW). Project report. Sep. 2022. 28 pp.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: ISARM 2021 – Key messages, findings, recommendations and lessons learned. Rapporteur for the Closing Ceremony. ISARM 2021. International Conference on Transboundary Aquifers (hybrid) ‘Challenges and the Way forward’. Paris, France, Dec 6-9, 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNXqbD5DgHk.

2022

Villholth, K.G.: Transboundary aquifer governance in the context of transfrontier conservation areas – An opportunity for synergy in the Southern African
Development Community. ISARM 2021. International Conference on Transboundary Aquifers (hybrid) ‘Challenges and the Way forward’. Paris, France, Dec 6-9, 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpI0b8moFE0.

2021

Villholth, K.G.: Groundwater-based Natural Infrastructure – The Under-Cover Nature-based Solution to Resilience. Special Event: Nature-based Solutions and Climate Change:
Harnessing the Power of Ecosystems for Adaptation and Mitigation. COP26 Water Pavilion, Glasgow, Scotland, 31 Oct-12 Nov 2021.

2021

Magombeyi, M.S., J. Lautze, and K.G. Villholth: Agricultural water and nutrient management solutions to support smallholder irrigation schemes: Lessons from the Ramotswa Transboundary Aquifer Area, Limpopo River Basin, Limpopo River Basin. Project Brief

2021

Groundwater Solutions initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) – An initiative to bring groundwater to the forefront of sustainable develop agendas. Promotional call to action video for World Water Week 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VipstB3lXf8&t=19s.

2021

Villholth, K.G.: Striving for a Groundwater-secure Future in the Limpopo. Success story. Summary output of the RAMOTSWA Projects. https://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/success-stories/striving-for-a-groundwater-secure-future-in-the-limpopo/

2021

UNESCO and IWMI: Transboundary Aquifer Cooperation and Management. Lessons Learned through the Stampriet and Ramotswa Projects. Policy Brief. https://gripp.iwmi.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2021/08/STAS-and-RAMOTSWA-Lessons-Learned.pdf.

2021

Lindle, J., K.H. Jensen, K.G. Villholth, and R.G. Taylor: Inferring groundwater recharge associations among ephemeral rivers, land use and climate using multi-decadal groundwater level observations from the semi-arid Limpopo basin of South Africa. 15th Annual Danish Water Forum. Water Research Conference, 2021 (online).

2021

Villholth, K.G., G.Y. Ebrahim, M. Magombeyi, K. H. Jensen, J. Goldin, and R. Mokomela: Integrated groundwater management in a semi-arid diverse stakeholder catchment in Limpopo Province, South Africa. 15th Annual Danish Water Forum. Water Research Conference, 2021 (online).