Water Research and Resource Center (WARREC)

Water Research and Resource Center (WARREC)

WARREC at a Glance WARREC stands for Water Research and Resource Centre. The Center was set up and hosted by the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) in Kenya, with support of the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. Launched on 14th December 2011 by the Minister of Water and Irrigation, the Center is designed to grow out of both the university and the Ministry to become a national center of excellence in research, innovation, science and technology for the broad water sector issues. Mission The mission of WARREC is to facilitate research, and… Continue reading →

Current Partners of WARREC Projects

Current Partners of WARREC Projects

Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources National Irrigation Board (NIB) Water Resources Management Authority (WRMA) Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD Pastoralists Organisation for Water and Environmental Research (POWER) Ped-World (Germany) Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company (NWSC). Tana and Athi River Development Authority (TARDA) African Institute for Capacity and Development (AICAD) University of The Sunshine Coast (USC)-Australia World Vision Kenya Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (German Academic Exchange Service) DAAD of Germany SNV-Netherlands Development Organization Kenya Market Assistance Programme (K-MAP) USDA -ARS and Baylor University

On-going Projects and Initiatives of WARREC

The on-going projects and initiatives include: System of rice Intensification (SRI) project in Mwea Participatory Assessment and Promoting Fog Harvesting for Drinking Water in the Ngong Hills Scoping Study Tana River Basin Water Resource Management Developing JKUAT Water Management Policy Tsavo WRUA training workshop Mainstreaming WARREC into a vision 2030 flagship programme

Current Partners of WARREC

Current Partners of WARREC

Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources National Irrigation Board (NIB) Tana and Athi River Development Authority (TARDA) Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD Pastoralists Organisation for Water and Environmental Research (POWER) Ped-World (Germany) African Institute for Capacity and Development (AICAD) University of The Sunshine Coast (USC)-Australia World Vision Kenya Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (German Academic Exchange Service) DAAD of Germany SNV-Netherlands Development Organization Kenya Market Assistance Programme (K-MAP) USDA -ARS and Baylor University.

WARREC: Areas of Cooperation in Research and Development

WARREC: Areas of Cooperation in Research and Development

a)   Water and environment Land use change and water resources management Climate change /climate variability and water resources mgt Environmental flows, IWRM, water and ecosystems Erosion, sedimentation and nutrient transport  Flood risk assessment & management. b) Water supply and Sanitation Water supplies – design, planning & management Sanitation– design, planning & development Hygiene and water quality issues, Wastewater management and reuse Dam design and construction Storm water management in urban and rural areas c)   Water for agriculture Irrigation technologies  & water management Water harvesting, storage & utilization Water management in rainfed systems Soil and water… Continue reading →