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SGSP- IWRM Open Doors

SASSCAL Graduate Studies Program in Integrated Water Resources Management (SGSP- IWRM) Opens its Doors in September 2021 at NUST

The SGSP-IWRM is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST – is the host while the International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change (ICWRGC – is the German Partner.

SGSP(IWRM) is the first step in a process of establishing SASSCAL Centres of Excellence in the region. In SASSCAL’s long-term plan, 5 Centres of excellence are planned:  Centre of Excellence in Agriculture and Food Security (Angola), Centre of Excellence in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health (Botswana), Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (Namibia), Centre of Excellence in Climate Services (South Africa) and Centre of Excellence in Forests and Woodland Management (Zambia). This effort is complemented by various stakeholders including regional and international collaborating institutions and universities.

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The objective of the SGSP – IWRM is the development and deployment of an innovative and excellent regional collaborative education and research programme at PhD degree level complemented by selected tailor-made short courses for decision makers and industry, as well as a curriculum for a new regional PhD qualification in IWRM.