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Last update 28 July 2014

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Lead editor: Sean Furey, Skat Foundation – for any error or omissions please contact directly or via ruralwater (at) skat.ch

  • UPGro Coordinator: Dr Kirsty Upton, British Geological Survey
  • UPGro Programme Coordination Chair: Dr Kerstin Danert, Ask for Water GmbH
  • UPGro Programme Executive Board Chair: Prof. Declan Conway, Grantham Institute on Climate Change & Environment, LSE
  • Consortium Principle Investigators
    • BRAVE: Prof. Rosalind Cornforth (University of Reading)
    • Gro for GooD: Prof. Rob Hope (University of Reading)
    • GroFutures: Prof. Richard Taylor (University College London)
    • Hidden Crisis: Prof. Alan MacDonald (NERC British Geological Survey)
    • T-GroUP: Prof. Jan Willem Foppen (IHE Delft)
  • UPGro Knowledge Broker Team (2014-2020): Sean Furey, Dr Kerstin Danert, Prof. Richard Carter, Dr Andrew Bullock, Isaiah Esipisu, Martin Laeng, Violeta Zivanovich, Bertha Camacho, Prof. Stephen Foster, Meleesa Naughton
  • UPGro Ambassadors: Dr Callist Tindimugaya,  Prof. Moustapha Diene, Dr. Muna Mirghani, Ms Coletha U. Ruhamya MSc,

UPGro is proud to support GRIPP and the Global Groundwater Statement

UPGro researchers and project collaborators (Catalyst + Consortium Phase):

Name Organisation (during UPGro grant)
Dr Mahamadou KOÏTA2iE
Yahaya NazoumouAbdou Moumouni University of Niamey
Ouassa TiekouraAbdou Moumouni University of Niamey
Chaibou Ibrahim ArgiAbdou Moumouni University of Niamey
Boukari Elhadj Issoufou OusmanAbdou Moumouni University of Niamey
Abdou Mahaman RabilouAbdou Moumouni University of Niamey
Lieselotte TolkAcacia Water
Arjen OordAcacia Water
Yohannes AberraAddis Ababa University
Yehualaeshet TadesseAddis Ababa University
Tenalem AyenewAddis Ababa University
Seifu KebedeAddis Ababa University
Dessie NedawAddis Ababa University
Behailu BerhanuAddis Ababa University
Aregahegn GirmaAddis Ababa University
Shaaban MganaArdhi University
Nyamboge ChachaArdhi University
Dr George LutterodtCentral University College
Daniel Read,Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Sarah OgallehCentre for Training and Integrated Research in Arid & Semi-Arid Lands Development
Dr Nebo JovanovicCouncil for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Giorgia SilvestriDRIFT Rotterdam
Dr Roel van RaakDRIFT Rotterdam
Peter CookFlinders University
Eddie BanksFlinders University
Dr Demis AlamirewGeological Survey of Ethiopia
Kofi AsareGhana Space Science Technology Institute
Nana KofiGmet
Dr Michelle KooyIHE Delft
Dr Jack  van de VossenbergIHE Delft
Dr Jan Willem FoppenIHE Delft
Yvonne HoitinkIHE Delft
Shani HarunaInstitute for Environement and Sanitation studies – University of Ghana
Lyla MehtaInstitute of Development Studies
John ThompsonInstitute of Development Studies
Jeremy Marc AlloucheInstitute of Development Studies
Imogen Bellwood-HowardInstitute of Development Studies
Charlie DobsonInstitute of Development Studies
Jean-Michel VouillamozInstitute of Research for Development
Guillaume FavreauInstitute of Research for Development
Daniela Benedicto van DalenInternational Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre
Narcisse GahiInternational Water and sanitation Centre – Burkina Faso
Kiran ChandrasekharanInternational Water Management Institute
Karen VillholthInternational Water Management Institute
Girma EbrahimInternational Water Management Institute
Gebrehaweria GebregziabherInternational Water Management Institute
Dr Lorna G. Okotto,Jaramogi Oginga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST)
Wendso Awa Agathe Ouédraogo Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) 
Prof John GathenyaJomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) 
Prof Bancy MatiJomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) 
Prof. Joy ObandoKenyatta University
Mary MakokhaKenyatta University
Dr Sampson Oduro-KwartengKwame Nkrumah Uni of Science & Tech
Cristina TalensLorna Young Foundation
Prof. Lennart OlssonLund University
Dr Maryam NastarLund University
Prof. Frank KansiimeMakerere University
Michael OworMakerere University
Joseph OkulloMakerere University
Joel KinobeMakerere University
Felece Katusiime Makerere University
Dr Robinah KulabakoMakerere University
Dr Philip NyenjeMakerere University
Prof.Kifle Woldearegay Mekelle University
Martes Agujetas PerézMetaMeta Research
Frank van SteenbergenMetaMeta Research
Asefa Kumssa AfetaMetaMeta Research
Hezron PhilipoMinistry of Water and Irrigation / sokoine University of Agriculture
Francis AndorfulNational Youth Employment Program 
Dr Revocatus MachundaNelson Mandela African Institute NMAIST
Dr Hans Charles KomakechNelson Mandela African Institute NMAIST
Nicholas RobinsNERC British Geological Survey
Marianne StuartNERC British Geological Survey
Lorraine FieldNERC British Geological Survey
Jennifer BearcockNERC British Geological Survey
Dr Pauline SmedleyNERC British Geological Survey
Dr Dan LapworthNERC British Geological Survey
Brighid O’DochartaighNERC British Geological Survey
Prof. Alan MacDonaldNERC British Geological Survey
Paul WilsonNERC British Geological Survey
Mr Matt AscottNERC British Geological Survey
Jonathan Duncan MackayNERC British Geological Survey
James SorensenNERC British Geological Survey
Jade WardNERC British Geological Survey
Helen BonsorNERC British Geological Survey
Donald John MacAllisterNERC British Geological Survey
David MacdonaldNERC British Geological Survey
Dan LapworthNERC British Geological Survey
Christopher JacksonNERC British Geological Survey
Alan MacDonaldNERC British Geological Survey
Dr Sharon Velasquez-OrtaNewcastle University
Dr Liz Oughton, Newcastle University
Dr Jaime Amezaga, Newcastle University
Dr Geoff Parkin, Newcastle University
Claire FurlongNewcastle University
Honorata Blass MselleNM-AIST
Miriam Denis Le SieveODI
Motuma TolosaOromia Irrigation Development Authority
Roger Calow Overseas Development Institute ODI
Florence PichonOverseas Development Institute ODI
Eva LudiOverseas Development Institute ODI
Lucas Kapama GodwinPangani Basin Water Board
Halimu Shauri,Pwani University
Dr Rachel CassidyQueen’s University Belfast
Dr Jean-Christophe ComteQueen’s University Belfast
Prof. Richard CarterRichard Carter Associates Ltd
Willy SasakaRural Focus Ltd. (RFL)
Suleiman MwakuryaRural Focus Ltd. (RFL)
Sidney Mwapahe Rural Focus Ltd. (RFL)
Mike LaneRural Focus Ltd. (RFL)
Michael ThomasRural Focus Ltd. (RFL)
Fauzia Mumbua SwalehRural Focus Ltd. (RFL)
Calvince WaraRural Focus Ltd. (RFL)
Hamidou BarrySNAPE
Johnson GudagaSokoine University of Agriculture
Japhet KashaigiliSokoine University of Agriculture
Ibrahimu MjemahSokoine University of Agriculture
Doris Greyson Gama Sokoine University of Agriculture
Devotha MoshaSokoine University of Agriculture
Prof. Andrew TarimoSokoine University of Agriculture
Dr Jenny GrönwallStockholm International Water Institute
Francis Ediau, TEDDO
David EtamaTEDDO
Daniel Emadu,TEDDO
Andrew Alemu,TEDDO
Boniface Kiteme,Training and Research Support Centre
Jennifer IsokeUganda Christian University
Prof Jesus CarreraUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) 
Prof Emilio CustodioUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) 
Núria Ferrer Ramos Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) 
Dr Xavier, Sanchez-VilaUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) 
Dr Daniel Fernàndez-GarciaUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) 
Dr Albert FolchUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) 
Assoumane Abdoussalami  MaiguizoUniversité Abdou Moumouni de Niamey 
Valerie KotchoniUniversite Abomey-Calavi, Benin
Fabrice LawsonUniversite Abomey-Calavi, Benin
Kassim IbrahimUniversité des Comores
Ibrahim Mohamed,Université des Comores
Hamidou SouleUniversité des Comores
Souleye WadeUniversity Cheick Anta Diop
Souleye WadeUniversity Cheick Anta Diop
Simon DamkjaerUniversity College London
Richard TaylorUniversity College London
Mohammad ShamsudduhaUniversity College London
Dr Willy BurgessUniversity College London
Dr Katherine HomewoodUniversity College London
David SeddonUniversity College London
Lissie LiddieUniversity of Cambridge
Dr Richard FennerUniversity of Cambridge
Simon MelchiolyUniversity of Dar es Salaam
Isaac Marobhe,University of Dar es Salaam
Prof Moshood Tijani,University of Ibadan
Ibrahim GoniUniversity of Maiduguri
Dr Ibrahim Goni,University of Maiduguri
Abba Gana ShettimaUniversity of Maiduguri
Theresa MkandawireUniversity of Malawi
Patrick MakuluniUniversity of Malawi
Prince MletaUniversity of Malawi
Kondwani Farai ChikadzaUniversity of Malawi
Gloria GwengweyaUniversity of Malawi
Dyson MosesUniversity of Malawi
Dr Geoffrey ChavulaUniversity of Malawi
Dr Geoffrey ChavulaUniversity of Malawi
Dr Evance MwathungaUniversity of Malawi
Chikondi ShabaUniversity of Malawi
Maman Sani Abdou BabayeUniversity of Maradi
Letizia FumagalliUniversity of Milano Biococca
Gayane FayeUniversity of Milano Biococca
Francesco FavaUniversity of Milano Biococca
Dr Fabio FussiUniversity of Milano Biococca
Prof Daniel OlagoUniversity of Nairobi
Julius Odida University of Nairobi
Benjamin NgatchaUniversity of Ngaoundere
Wennegouda Jean Pierre SANDWIDIUniversity of Ouagadougou
Susanna GoodallUniversity of Oxford
Saskia NowickiUniversity of Oxford
Pulkit SharmaUniversity of Oxford
Prof David BradleyUniversity of Oxford
Patrick ThomsonUniversity of Oxford
Nancy GladstoneUniversity of Oxford
Mike EdmundsUniversity of Oxford
Johanna KoehlerUniversity of Oxford
Jacob KatuvaUniversity of Oxford
Heloise G. Marais University of Oxford
Farah ColchesterUniversity of Oxford
Dr Rob HopeUniversity of Oxford
Dr Katrina CharlesUniversity of Oxford
Dr David CliftonUniversity of Oxford
Dr Caitlin McElroyUniversity of Oxford
Dr Achut ManandharUniversity of Oxford
MacKenzie DoveUniversity of Reading
Henny OsbahrUniversity of Reading
Grace LabeodonUniversity of Reading
Galine YanonUniversity of Reading
Emily BlackUniversity of Reading
Dr Rosalind CornforthUniversity of Reading
Anne VerhoefUniversity of Reading
Jacob MyersUniversity of Reading
Heather PlumptonUniversity of Reading
Elena TarnavskyUniversity of Reading
Olivier Banton,University of Reunion Island/University of Avignon
Jean-Lambert JoinUniversity of Reunion Island/University of Avignon
Prof. Frances CleaverUniversity of Sheffield
Naomi OatesUniversity of Sheffield
Luke WhaleyUniversity of Sheffield
Dr James WrightUniversity of Southampton
Stephen PedleyUniversity of Surrey
Martin ToddUniversity of Sussex
Dr Tamiru AbiyeUniversity of Witwatersrand
Daniel NkhuwaUniversity of Zambia
Daina Mdimbu,University of Zimbabwe
Joseph Okotto-OkottoVictoria Institute for Research on Environment and Development International (VIRED)
Dr William AgyekumWater Research Institute (CSIR)
Dr Emmanuel Obuobie,Water Research Institute (CSIR)
Dr Collins OkrahWater Research Institute (CSIR)
Zinash KefaleWaterAid Ethiopia
Tsegureda AbrahamWaterAid Ethiopia
Misganu EnkossaWaterAid Ethiopia
Gossa WoldeWaterAid Ethiopia
Bethlehem MengistuWaterAid Ethiopia
Sella JumboWaterAid Malawi
Lughano MoghaWaterAid Malawi
Lawrence Kamzati WaterAid Malawi
Philips OkotWaterAid Uganda
Patrick MecakWaterAid Uganda
Jacinta NekesaWaterAid Uganda
Grace AlupoWaterAid Uganda
Gloria BerochanWaterAid Uganda
Vincent CaseyWaterAid UK
Hannah Crichton-SmithWaterAid UK
Moses OpuaWEDA
Maimbo Malesu,World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
Jan der Leeuw,World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
Dr Eike LuedelingWorld Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
Alex Oduor,World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
Sembeyawo Banda 
Assefa Eyassu 

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