South Africa

UNESCO Chair in Geohydrology (426), established in 1999 at the University of the Western Cape (South Africa).




To undertake research activities in the field of geohydrology.

Host Institution

Progress Report 2005-2006(short version)

Progress Report 2007-2009 (short version)

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences.




Prof. Yongxin Xu, Department of Earth Sciences, University of the Western Cape
UNESCO Chairholder, Professor of Hydrogeology
E-Mail address - yxu(at)
Work Phone - (021) 9593882
Fax - (021) 9593118
Street - P Bag X17
City - Bellville
Postal Code - 7535
Country - South Africa