On 3rd and 4th March 2020, WISE-Futures organized workshop on Sharing Kilimanjaro Water, Knowledge: What we know and don’t know at The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Arusha Tanzania.
The workshop was attended by 37 participants from Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Rwanda, Belgium and USA.
The workshop aimed to disseminate the research findings from the SMART-ET project and other past projects to Pangani Basin stakeholders. To gather information from the stakeholders on what more needs to be done in the basin.
The workshop conducted in a presentation on past and current research findings. The followed by open discussions with the participants to try and take stock of what is known and what is not known in the Pangani Basin.
Participants also participated in hands-on-trainings were in the Soil Water Assessment Tools (SWAT) for basin-wide hydrologic modelling and the Internet of Things (IoT) for water resources monitoring. Through field visit iTEC office the participants made the observation on prepaid Water Meter System using RFID which will be designed jointly by iTEC and WISE-Futures.
On the last day, participants emphasized on creating networking for share and make use of existing knowledge also to have a similar workshop every year.