The 3rd SADC Groundwater Conference was held on 24-26 November 2020 under the theme “Enhancing Water and Food Security Through Sustainable Ground Water Development in the SADC Region”. The aim of the conference was to advocate for a more central and pronounced role for groundwater in the Water, Energy, Food and Ecosystems Nexus dialogue as a way of minimizing shocks, risks and vulnerability to climate change, Bertram Swarts, the Deputy Director of Groundwater Division Geohydrology in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform told Future Media News.