Groundwater is Africa‘s most precious natural resource, providing reliable water supplies for many people.  Further development of groundwater resources is fundamental to increasing access to safe water across the continent to meet coverage targets and reduce poverty. There is also an increasing interest in the use of groundwater for irrigated

chapter 1|8 pages

Groundwater research issues in Africa

ByS.M.A. Adelana & A.M. MacDonald

chapter 2|16 pages

Groundwater in Sub-Saharan Africa: A strategic overview of developmental issues

ByS.S.D. Foster, A. Tuinhof & H. Garduño

chapter 3|18 pages

Groundwater development for poverty alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa

BySub-Saharan Africa R.C. Carter & J.E. Bevan

chapter 4|22 pages

A GIS-based flow model for groundwater resources management in the development areas in the eastern Sahara, Africa

ByW. Gossel, A.M. Sefelnasr, P. Wycisk & A.M. Ebraheem

chapter 5|20 pages

Water resources management in the Lake Chad basin: Diagnosis and action plan

ByB. Ngounou Ngatcha, J. Mudry & C. Leduc

chapter 7|12 pages

Sustainable groundwater development in Nigeria

ByA. Onugba & O.O. Yaya

chapter 9|22 pages

African hydrogeology and rural water supply

ByA.M. MacDonald, J. Davies & R.C. Calow

chapter 10|22 pages

Groundwater as a vital resource for rural development: An example from Ghana

ByP. Gyau-Boakye, K. Kankam-Yeboah, P.K. Darko, S. Dapaah-Siakwan & A.A. Duah

chapter 11|28 pages

An overview of the geology and hydrogeology of Nigeria

ByS.M.A. Adelana, P.I. Olasehinde, R.B. Bale, P. Vrbka, A.E. Edet & I.B. Goni

chapter 12|16 pages

The occurrence of groundwater in northeastern Ghana

ByW.A. Agyekum & S. Dapaah-Siakwan

chapter 13|16 pages

Application of remote-sensing and surface geophysics for groundwater prospecting in a hard rock terrain, Morocco

ByS. Boutaleb, M. Boualoul, L. Bouchaou & M. Oudra

chapter 14|30 pages

Urban groundwater management and protection in Sub-Saharan Africa

BySub-Saharan Africa S.M.A. Adelana, T.A. Abiye, D.C.W. Nkhuwa, C. Tindimugaya & M.S. Oga

chapter 15|16 pages

Urban groundwater and pollution in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

ByT.A. Abiye

chapter 16|14 pages

Groundwater mining: A reality for the Lusaka urban aquifers?

ByN.H. Mpamba, D.C.W. Nkhuwa, I.A. Nyambe, C. Mdala & S. Wohnlich

chapter 17|14 pages

Impact of the Casablanca municipal landfill on groundwater resources (Morocco)

ByA. Fekri, A. Benbouziane, C. Marrakchi & M.Wahbi

chapter 20|14 pages

Groundwater in North and Central Sudan

ByP. Vrbka, R. Bussert & O.A.E. Abdalla

chapter 22|20 pages

Hydrochemical and isotopic characteristics of coastal groundwater near Abidjan (southern Ivory Coast)

ByM.S. Oga, C. Marlin, L. Dever, A. Filly & R. Njitchoua

chapter 24|12 pages

Salinity problems in coastal aquifers: Case study from Port Harcourt city, southern Nigeria

ByA.E. Ofoma, O.S. Onwuka & S.A. Ngah

chapter 25|20 pages

Groundwater flow and transport modeling in semi-arid Africa: Salt accumulation in river-fed aquifers

ByP. Bauer-Gottwein, S. Zimmermann &W. Kinzelbach

chapter 26|20 pages

Three-dimensional modelling of a coastal sedimentary basin of southern Benin (West Africa)

ByM. Boukari, P. Viaene & F. Azonsi

chapter 27|16 pages

Groundwater modelling and implication for groundwater protection: Case study of the Abidjan aquifer, Côte d’Ivoire

ByK.J. Kouame, J.P. Jourda, J. Biemi &Y. Leblanc

chapter 29|4 pages

Technical note: Hydrogeological mapping in Africa

ByW. Struckmeier