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Cooperation on Transboundary Waters in Africa – The Nile Basin and Beyond

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

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Sponsored by 1818 Society Urban and Water Thematic Group


Speaker: Anders Jägerskog, PhD, Program Manager of the “Cooperation on International Waters in Africa” Trust Fund, Water Practice, World Bank

Anders Jägerskog Ph.D is Program Manager of the Cooperation on International Waters in Africa (CIWA) Trust Fund. He is also the focal point at the World Bank for Transboundary Waters. His work focuses primarily on the African continent and on the Middle East and North Africa region but is also global. Previously he was Counsellor for regional water resources in the MENA region at the Swedish Embassy in Amman, Jordan; Director, Knowledge Services, at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) where he headed the Transboundary Water Management Unit and was work area leader for applied research. He managed the UNDP Shared Waters Partnership which facilitates and promotes dialogue and cooperation on transboundary water resources. He is Associate Professor (Docent) at Peace and Development Research, School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg.

Moderator:  Ariel Dinar, former Lead Economist on Water and Climate Change at the World Bank and currently Distinguished Professor of Environmental Economics and Policy at the School of Public Policy, University of California, Riverside.

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November 17
11:00 am - 2:30 pm


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