On 31 January 2007, the Institute had 111 researchers of whom 94 were internationally and regionally recruited. The latter includes 5 joint positions (one each with WorldFish, ICARDA, UNESCO - IHE, ICRISAT and IUCN), 1 Associate Expert seconded by Switzerland (SDC) and 16 Postdoctoral Fellows. On 31 January 2007 IWMI’s total staff numbered 376.
When categorized by broad disciplines, 41% of the researchers are from Natural/Physical/Biological sciences, 32% from Social Science & Economics and 27% from Engineering.
The nationality composition of the researchers is diverse - 3% Australia, 7% North America, 12% Africa, 31% Europe and 47% Asia.
Director General's Office
Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director General, Dr. David Molden, Deputy Director General – Research, Dr. Meredith Giordano, Director – Research Impact, Dr. Deborah Bossio, Director - Research Programs/Theme Leader & Principal Soil Scientist Land, Water and Livelihoods.
Non-Research: *Ms. Shilpi Mahajan, Advisor to the Director General on Process Improvement, Ms. Shalini Kumaresan, Senior Secretary, Ms. Coretta De La Zilwa, Senior Secretary.
Non-Research: Ms. Upeka Kariyawasam, Head, Program Office, Mr. Sanjiv de Silva, Program Officer, Ms. Natalia Abeynayake, Donor Relations Coordinator, Ms. B.A.M. Hasinika Piyasena, Quality Management Systems Coordinator, Ms. Nazreen Silva, Conference and Travel Officer, Ms. Chanchala Kariyawasam, Senior Secretary.
Information and Knowledge Group (IKG)
*Dr. Robert Guy Ramsay, Head, Information & Knowledge Group – IWMI/WorldFish, Ms. Sanjini De Silva, Acting Head, Information and Knowledge Group,
Communication and Knowledge Sharing (CKS):
Ms. Nadia Manning, Communications Coordinator/ Researcher, Ms. Samyuktha Varma, Communications Coordinator/ Researcher, Ms. Dawn Rodriguez, Communications Coordinator/Writer, Ms. Sharni Jayawardena, Communications Coordinator, Mr. Dominique Michael Perera, Web Master, *Mr. Asela W.S. Dassanayake, Web Services Officer, Mr. Mahendra Palliyaguruge, Web Developer, Mr. L.G.G.N. Sandaruwan Wickrama, Web Developer, Mr. G.K. Udeesha Indira Wijenayake, Web Services Officer, Web Designer, Ms. Sharmani Gunawardena, Administrative Officer.
E - Publishing:
Ms. Pavithra Amunugama, Administrative Officer - Workflow/Traffic, Mr. Mahen Chandrasoma, Senior Production Editor, *Mr. Joseph Perera, Production Editor, Mr. Harshana Rambukwella, Production Editor/Entry-level Science Writer, Mr. Sumith Fernando, Layout and Graphics Specialist, Ms. Shyamine Faleel, Layout and Graphics Specialist, Mr. Nimal Attanayake, Layout and Graphics Specialist.E – Library: Ms. Prasannalakshmi Sambandamurthy, Head of Library – IWMI/WorldFish, Mr. Chandima Gunadasa, Electronic Library Resources Specialist, Ms. Manik de Alwis, Information Management Assistant, Ms. Sandya Suriyarachchi, Information Management Assistant, Mr. Kaushalya Moragaspitiya, Information Resources Assistant, Ms. A.G.N. Subashinie Abeyratne, Information Management Assistant.
Corporate Services Division
Mr. Sharat Kumar Sadashivpeth, Director Corporate Services, Mr. Amol J. Khisty, Head, Finance & Administration.
Mr. Sepala Amarasuriya, Head, Purchasing and Administrative Services, Mr. Upali Karunanayake, Senior Purchasing Assistant, Ms. Shahanaz Makawita, Secretary.
Office Support Systems
Mr. S.M.B. Seneviratne, Head - Office Support Systems Office, Mr. Ajith Wijayaratne, Distribution Officer, Ms. Sujatha Dassanayake, Receptionist/Junior Secretary, Ms. Viranga Kularatne, Receptionist/Junior Secretary, Mr. A. Joseph, Junior Clerk, Mr. K. Punchibanda, Junior Clerk, Mr. N.S. Ranjithsinghe, Junior Clerk, Mr. S.M. Edirimanne, Production Assistant/Clerk, Mr. Lal Abeykoon, Junior Clerk, Mr. S.M.H.P. Samarakoon, Office Aide/Steward.
Transport & Maintenance
*Mr. Eardley De Silva, Acting Head, Building and Transport, Ms. Dilini Wijeweera, Head, Facilities Management/Advisor IKG, Mr. Kapila Pathiraja, Assistant Manager, Building Engineering Services & Transport, Ms. Thusitha Jayatilleke, Administrative Officer, Mr. Ravi Dissanayake, Transport Assistant, Ms. Iresha Dharmawardhana, Administrative Assistant, Mr. S. Arockiam, Plumber, Mr. P.W. Pathirana, Electrician, Mr. S. Krishnarajah, Junior Clerk, Mr. P.A. Rezel, Electrician, Mr. Sunil Jayatillake, Carpenter/Fitter, Mr. K.G.S. Kumara, Driver, Mr. Priyantha Chandrasena, Driver, Mr. Ajith Perera, Driver, Mr. Ajantha Perera, Driver, Mr. K.K.R. Kumara, Driver, Mr. W.D. Upali, General Labourer.
Mr. Nihal Silva, Officer – Travel & Visa, Mr. Adams Vasudeva Aloysius, Coordinator – Travel & Visa.
International Research Support Services (IRSS)
Non-Research: Dr. Barry K.C. Tan, Director, International Research Support Services - IWMI/WorldFish.
Ms. Fahima Mubarak, Finance and Operations Development Manager, Mr. Gamini Halvitige, Financial Controller, Ms. Sanjeevani Fernando, Manager – Project Accounting, Ms. Shabeena Zafrullah, Manager, Budgets & MIS, Mr. Ranjith Samarakoon, Accountant, Mr. Kushan Perera, Officer - Financial Systems, *Mr. Shantha Kumara Gamage, Assistant Budget Officer, *Mr. Tissa Rajanayake, Accounts Officer, *Mr. Kumara Dharmasiri, Cashier/Accounts Clerk, *Ms. Sriyani Seneviratne, Accounts Officer, *Mr. Manoj Gunasekera, Accounts Officer – Financial Systems, Mr. Manjula Rowel, Officer – General Accounting, *Ms. Avanthi Enoka Amuhengoda, Officer – Project Accounting (Asia), *Ms. Upulika Hettiarachchi, Officer – General Accounting (GRD), *Mr. Shehan Kahandagamage, Officer – General Accounting, Ms. Kokila Muttiah, Officer – Project Accounting,
Mr. Lakshitha Munasinghe, Officer – Project Accounting, Mr. E.A. Laksha Dananjaya de Alwis, Officer – Project Accounting, Mr. Chrishan Dunuwila, Junior Accounts Assistant, Mr. Mahilal Jayawardena, Stores Officer, *Mr. D.M. Gunasekera, Stores Helper, Ms. Dhanushi Samaranayake, Junior Secretary.
Ms. Shanthi Weerasekera, Manager, Human Resources, Ms. Kamani Rajanayake, Human Resources Operations Manager, Mr. David Van Eyck, Training, Career Development & Capacity Building Officer, Ms. Anusha De Silva, Human Resources Administrator, Ms. Thushari Dissanayake, Human Resources Administrator.
Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
*Ms. Ruwanthi Fernando, Head, Information and Communications Technology, Mr. Nirudha Perera, Network Administrator, Mr. M.Z.M. Riazzi, Database Developer/Administrator, Mr. Shaminda Illangatilaka, Assistant Network/Systems Administrator, Ms. H. Sunari Elizabeth Silva, Software Engineer, Ms. Woranga Palingu Kumari Atukorale, Software Engineer, Mr. Ajantha Ihalawela, Software Engineer, Mr. Sanjeewa Amarasekara, Help Desk Coordinator, Mr. Arshad Razali Iyne, Help Desk Coordinator, Mr. Ranjith Wickremasinghe, ICT Support Officer, Mr. Shantha Marasinghe, PC Support Technician, *Ms. Veronica Lumanauw, Administrative Officer.
Global Research Division (Sri Lanka)
Principal Manager: Ms. Julie van der Bliek, Director Global Research Division.
Principal Researchers: Dr. Hugh Turral, Theme Leader, Basin Water Management, Dr. Max Finlayson, Theme Leader, Water Management and Environment, Dr. Vladimir Smakhtin, Principal Eco-Hydrologist, Dr. Francis Gichuki, CP Theme Leader - Integrated Basin Water Management Systems, *Dr. Naoya Fujimoto, Deputy Coordinator Comprehensive Assessment, Wetland Ecology, Dr. Hideto Fujii, Principal Researcher, Dr. Prasad Thenkabail, Head, RS/GIS & Natural Resources Management, Dr. Mark Giordano, Head, Institutions and Policies (GRD), Dr. Rathinasamy Maria Saleth, Senior Institutional Economist, Dr. Francois Molle, Water Management Specialist, Dr. Claudia Sadoff, Principal Economist (Joint Appointment with IWMI & IUCN).
Senior Researchers: Dr. Charlotte de Fraiture, Head, Global Change and Environment, Dr. Robert Zomer, Senior Landscape Ecologist, Dr. Mobin-ud-din Ahmad, Senior Researcher – Hydrology & Remote Sensing, Dr. Sarath Abayawardana, Head, Sri Lanka Program, *Dr. Intizar Hussain, Senior Economist, *Dr. Karen Villholth, Ground Water Modeling Specialist, Dr. Marc Andreini, Hydrologist.
Researchers: Ms. Rebecca Tharme, Researcher, Dr. Sophie Nguyen Khoa Man, Water & Fisheries (Joint Appointment with IWMI & WorldFish), Mr. Olivier Briet, Medical Entomologist, Dr. Luna Bharati, Researcher –Hydrology and Water Resources, Dr. Sonali Senaratna Sellamuttu, Researcher – Livelihood Systems, Dr. Sithara Atapattu, Coastal Zone Ecologist, Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture, Mr. Dhananjaya Niriella, Environmental Engineer, Mr. S.C Piyankarage, Chemist, Mr. K. Jinapala, Institutions Specialist, Mr. Manju Hemakumara, Benchmark Basin Coordinator, Mr. Parakrama Weligamage, Agricultural Economist, Mr. P.G. Somaratne, Sociologist, Ms. Alexandra Clemett, Researcher-Livelihoods/Water Quality/Waste Water, Mr. Lal P. Muthuwatte, Hydrologist/Mathematical Modeler, *Dr. Pierre Marchand, Researcher/Data Warehouse Architect, *Ms. Domitille Vallee, Water, Food, Environment Specialist/Assessment Facilitator- Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture, *Dr. Jean-Luc Sabatier, Water Management Specialist.
Post-Doctoral Scientists: *Dr. Lisa Freja Schipper, Post-Doctoral Fellow - Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture, *Dr. Line Gorden, Post - Doctoral Fellow - Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture, Dr. Yongsong Liao, Post-Doctoral Fellow - Global Modeling, Dr. Vinay Nangia Post-Doctoral Fellow – Irrigation, Dr. Aditi Mukherji, Post-Doctoral Fellow – Economics, Dr. Chandrashekhar M. Biradar, Post-Doctoral Fellow - Remote Sensing, Dr. Nidhi Nagabhatla, Post-Doctoral Fellow - Landscape Ecology, Dr. Lisa Maria, Rebelo, Post-Doctoral Fellow - Wetlands Remote Sensing.
Research Officers: Mr. B.R. Ariyaratne, Benchmark Basin Coordinator, Mr. Noel Aloysius, Water Resources Engineer, Mr. Neelanga Weragala, Water Resources Engineer, Ms. Nishadi Eriyagama, Water Resources Engineer, Ms. Priyanka Dissanayake, Environmental Scientist, Ms. Charmini Kodituwakku, Research Officer – Forestry and Environmental Specialist, Mr. Deeptha Wijerathna, Agricultural Economist, Mr. Markandu Anputhas, Biometrician, Ms. Shyamalie de Silva, Social Scientist, Mr. Priyantha Jayakody, Agricultural Engineer, Mr. M.G.S.D. Nilantha, Remote Sensing/GIS Specialist, Ms. R. Wasantha Kulawardhana, Remote Sensing/GIS Specialist & Web Developer, Mr. Jagath Chandralal Vithanage, Remote Sensing/GIS Specialist, Mr. Athula Sanjeewa Manamperi, Water Resources Engineer, *Mr. Shahriar Pervez, GIS Specialist, Mr. Chandana Gangodagamage, Remote Sensing Specialist, Ms. Yuan Jie Li, Research Officer – RS/GIS Expert, Mr. Aminul Islam, Research Officer – RS/GIS, Mr. Dheeravath Venkateswarlu, RS/GIS Expert, Mr. Velpuri Naga Manohar, Remote Sensing Specialist, Mr. Praveen Noojipady, Research Officer – RS/GIS Specialist, Mr. D.G.S. Gunasinghe, Digitizing Operator, Mr. A.D. Ranjith, Digitizing Operator, Ms. Thushari Perera, Research Assistant.
Research Support: Mr. M. Dayananda, Field Data Collector, Mr. Nihal Dayasena, Field Data Collector, Mr. Sarath Lionalratne, Field Data Collector, Mr. N.G. Indrajith, Field Data Collector.
Non-Research: Mr. M. Sadir, Software Developer, Mr. S.A. Anjitha Senarath, Intranet/Web Services Developer, Mr. Nishath Yapa, Data Warehouse Database Administrator, *Mr. Subramaniam Jeyakumaran, Data Warehouse Software Engineer, *Mr. Tharmanathan Ramkumar, Data Warehouse Database Administrator, Mr. P.G. Ruchira Somaratne, Data Warehouse Database Administrator, Ms. Lakmali Wijesinghe, Metadata Assistant, Ms. Sepali Goonaratne, Administrative Officer, Ms. Mala Ranawake, Administrative Officer, Ms. Janitha Godamuduna, Secretary to Director, GRD, Ms. Himani Elangasinghe, Senior Secretary, Ms. Ashra Fernando, Senior Secretary, Ms. Arosha Ranasinghe, Secretary, Ms. Samanmali Jayatillaka, Secretary, Ms. Nilupuli Pethiyagoda, Secretary, *Mr. D.W. Premachandra, Data Entry Clerk.
Principal Researcher: Dr. Peter McCornick, Director, Asia. Non-Research: Ms. Yvonne Weerasinghe, Senior Secretary.
IWMI Southeast Asia (Penang, Malaysia)
Principal Researcher: Dr. Andrew Noble, Head, SE-Asia.
Senior Researcher: Dr. Chu Thai Hoanh, Senior Water Resources Engineer.
Researchers: *Mr. Jean-Louis Janeau, Soil Scientist, Dr. Arlene Inocencio, Economist.
Research Support: Ms. Teoh Shwa Jiau, GIS/RS Specialist.
Non-Research: *Mr. Suparuek Puttakhot, System Network Administrator, Ms. Florine Lim, Office Manager.
Principal Researcher: Dr. Christian Valentin, Head, IWMI-Laos. Senior Researchers: *Dr. Anneke De Rouw, Agronomist, Dr. Olivier Ribolzi, Hydrogeochemist, Dr. Alain Pierret, Root Systems Scientist. Researchers: Mr. Jean-Pierre Thiebaux, Hydrologist, *Mr. Nobert Silvera, Hydrologist, Mr. Guillaume Lestrelin, Human Geographer, Mr. Emmanuel Bourdon, Soil Scientist, Mr. Yann Le Troquer, Geophysician. Post Doctoral Scientists: Dr. Olga Vigiak, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Landscape Ecology.
Dr. Didier Orange, Hydrologist & Geochemist, Mr. Thierry Henry des Tureaux, Hydrologist, *Ms. Floriane Clement, Social Scientist, Dr. Pascal Jouquet, Soil Scientist and Biologist.
Non-Research: Ms. Giang Tran Thi Huong, Secretary.
Senior Researcher: Dr. Suraphol Chandrapatya, Agricultural Extension & Development Specialist.
Researcher: Mr. L.R. Perera, Social Scientist. Research Officer: Ms. Wannipa Soda, Agricultural Scientist.
Senior Researchers: Dr. Herath Manthrithilake, Head, Central Asia. Researchers: *Dr. Iskandar Abdullaev, Water Management Specialist, Dr. Jusipbek Kazbekov, Researcher, Mr. Alexander Platonov, Researcher (GIS/RS Specialist), Dr. Akmal Karimov, Consultant (Technical Coordinator of Bright Spots Project).
Post-Doctoral Scientists: Ms. Tumur Gunchinmaa, Post-Doctoral Fellow – Economics/Social Sciences.
Research Officers: Ms. Nargiza Nizamedinkhodjaeva, Research Officer, Mr. Murat Yakubov, Research Officer, Mr. Qahramon Jumaboev, Research Officer, Mr. Oyture Anarbekov, Research Officer, Ms. Ikbal Yusupova, Research Officer.
Research Support Staff: *Ms. Mariya Motorina, Consultant (Assistant on Knowledge Sharing), Ms. Yuliya Efremova, Consultant (Assistant to GIS/RS Specialist).Non-Research: Mr. Ilhom Babaev, Finance and Administration Officer, *Ms. Liliya Gatina, Accountant, *Ms. Dildora Hojimatova, Personal Assistant to Head, IWMI-Central Asia, Mr. Alexy Filonenko, IT Specialist/Administrative Support Staff, *Ms. Gulbakhor Umarakhunova, Personal Assistant, Mr. Ilya Pak, Driver/Office Assistant, Mr. Ilshat Tukhvatullin, Driver/Office Assistant, Ms. Olga Petrova, Cleaner/Office Assistant.
Researchers: Dr. Asad Sarwar Qureshi, Head, IWMI-Iran. Research Officers: Mr. Ilyas Masih, Research Officer, Mr. Poolad Karimi, Research Officer, *Mr. Ahmad Fatehi Marj, Research Officer, *Mr. Ali Akbari, Research Officer.Research Support: Ms. Sara Marjanizadeh, Research FellowNon-Research: Ms. Atefeh Davarzaman, Secretary, Mr. Reza Taramashloo, Driver/Office Assistance, Ms. Soudabeh Gavshanian, Cleaner.
Principal Researchers:Dr. Madar Samad, Principal Researcher/Head - India and Nepal.
Senior Researchers: Dr. Priyanie Amerasinghe, Researcher - Bio-Medical Science, Dr. Robert Simmons, Soil Scientist.
Researchers: Dr. Anju Gaur, Researcher - Water Resources Engineering, Dr. Petra Hellegers, Researcher - Water Economist (Joint Appointment with IWMI & WUR), Dr. Deepa Joshi, Researcher – Gender & Livelihoods, *Ms. Jetske Bouma, Environmental Economist (Joint Appointment with IWMI & University of Tilburg).
Post-Doctoral Scientists: *Dr. Trent Biggs, Post-Doctoral Scientist/Water Quality, Dr. Sylvain Massuel, Post-Doctoral Fellow – Hydrology. Associate Expert: Mr. Mattia Celio, Associate Expert - Water Management.
Research Officers: *Mr. P. Narayana, Senior Research Officer - Energy Water Management, Mr. Murali Krishna Gumma, Research Officer (GIS & Remote Sensing), Mr. T.P. Gangadhara Rao, Research Officer (GIS & Remote Sensing), Mr. Kaushal Garg, Scientific Officer – Hydrology, *Ms. M. Gayathri Devi, Research Officer - Urban Agriculture and Wastewater Livelihoods, *Ms. Cecilia Abraham, Communications Officer - Virtual Academy for Semi Arid Tropics. Research Support: Ms. R. Rama Devi, Research Assistant, Ms. Urmila Matha, Research Assistant, Mr. Sreedhar Acharya, Officer (Data Analysis), Ms. Saba Ishaq, Scientific Officer (Urban & Peri-urban Agriculture), *Ms. Sweta Agrawal, Associate (Information Management).
Non-Research: *Ms. P. Roja Rani, Administrative Officer, Ms. Judith Christiana, Administrative Associate, Ms. Navanitha Raghupathi, Administrative Associate, *Mr. Raja Prakash, Associate – Data Entry, Mr. B.S.C Sekhar, Office Assistant, Mr. Mohammed Qadir, Driver-cum-General Assistant.
IWMI New Delhi
Senior Researchers: Dr. B.R. Sharma, Liaison Officer/Senior Researcher, Dr. Upali Amarasinghe, Senior Statistician.
Post-Doctoral Scientists: Dr. Anik Bhaduri, Post-Doctoral Fellow - Resource Economics. Research Support: Mr. B.K. Anand, Research Consultant.Non-Research: Ms. Meena Negi, Administrative Associate, Mr. Sanjay Singh Bisht, Driver-cum-General Assistant.
Principal Researchers: Dr. Tushaar Shah, Senior Advisor to the DG. Senior Researchers: Dr. Sanjiv Phansalkar, Senior Researcher and ITP Leader. Post-Doctoral Scientists: Dr. Sunderrajan Krishnan, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Water Resource Systems and Policy.
Researchers: Dr. M. Dinesh Kumar, Senior Scientist (Hydrology), Mr. Shilp Verma, Consultant. Research Support: Mr. Debdoot Mohanty, Manager, Clnl Cell, Dr. Rakesh Tiwary, Consultant, *Dr. O.P. Singh, Consultant, Mr. Santanu Ghosh, Consultant, Ms. Amrita Sharma, Consultant, Ms. Trishikhi Raychoudhury, Consultant, Dr. Rajnarayan Indu, Consultant, Mr. Nirmalya Choudhury, Consultant, Ms. Zankhana Shah, Consultant, Mr. Nitin Bassi, Consultant, Mr. Ankit Patel, Consultant, *Mr. Shekhar Sinha, Consultant, *Mr. Malkit Singh, Consultant, *Ms. Archana Purohit, Consultant, *Ms. Chaitali Purohit, Consultant, Mr. Kairav Trivedi, Consultant, Mr. Vikas Kakkar, Consultant, Mr. Amit Kumar Patel, Program Associate, Mr. Manoj Kumar Sharma, Team Leader NGI, *Mr. M.M. Kapadia, Field Coordinator, NGI, Mr. Ajinkya Borkar, Consultant, NGI. Non-Research: Mr. Pankaj Kole, Consultant - Project Monitoring and Administration, Mr. P. Reghu, Executive Assistant, Ms. Alpa Dave, Consultant (Communications), NGI, Mr. Bijumon George, Systems Associate, Mr. Anil Parikh, Consultant (Accounts), Mr. M. B. Upadhyaya, Administrative Associate.
Researcher: Dr. Dhruba Pant, Head, IWMI-Nepal. Research Support: Ms. Pratima Shrestha, Consultant, *Ms. Rasy Chitrakar, Consultant (Program Support).
Non-Research: *Mr. Sudarshan Pandey, Office Manager (Nepal).
Researchers: Mr. Abdul Hakeem Khan, Head, IWMI Pakistan. Research Officers: Mr. Aamir Nazeer, Economist, Mr. Sarfraz Munir, Junior Researcher (WM), Mr. Asghar Hussain, Spatial Data Analyst, Mr. Tariq Mehmood, Research Officer. Non-Research: Mr. Ata-ur-Rehman, Research Officer, Mr. Tabrez Ahmad, Secretary/Personnel Assistant, Mr. Moghis Ahmad, Accountant, Mr. Asif Mahmood, Manager IT, Mr. Riaz Wicky, Driver/Office Assistant, Ms. Farzana Taj, Librarian, Mr. Pervaiz Ramzan, Transport Incharge. Faisalabad Field Office
Research Support: Mr. Waqas Ahmad, Research Assistant, *Ms. Naveed Farah, Research Assistant. Non-Research: Mr. Muhammad Saleem, Driver, Mr. Muhammad Yousaf, Cook cum Chowkidar.
IWMI Southern Africa (Pretoria)
Principal Researchers: *Dr. Douglas Merrey, Principal Researcher, Dr. Barbara van Koppen, Rural Sociologist Poverty, Gender, and Water. Senior Researchers: Dr. Hilmy Sally, Head, Southern Africa, *Dr. Cliff Mutero, SIMA Coordinator, Dr. Sylvie Morardet, Agricultural Economist, *Dr. Dominique Rollin, Agronomist, Mr. Christian Cheron, Rural Water and Forestry Engineer. Researchers: Dr. Everisto Mapedza, Researcher – Social and Institutional Scientist, Dr. Amy J. Sullivan, Social Scientist, Mr. Yogesh Bhatt, Outreach Coordinator, Dr. Mutsa Masiyandima, Hydrologist, Dr. Pius Chilonda, Sub-Regional Coordinator, Strategic Analysis & Knowledge Support Systems. Post-Doctoral Scientists: Dr. Jayashree S. Pachpute, Post-Doctoral Fellow – Land & Water Productivity. Research Support: Mr. Thulani Magagula, Hydrologist – RS/GIS.
Non-Research: Ms. Mary Njonge, Office Manager, Mr. Kobus Ras, IT Specialist, *Ms. Carol Valerie Whipp, Financial Administrator, Ms. Dudu Mazibuko, Financial Administrator, Ms. Rachel Mashele, Junior Secretary, Ms. Maite Sotsaka, Communication Coordinator, Ms. Boitumelo Mogapi, Administration Clerk, Mr. Hosiah Ngwenya, Driver/Messenger, Mr. Harold Magagula, Driver.
IWMI West Africa (Ghana)
Principal Researchers: Dr. Akiça Bahri, Director, Africa, Dr. Pay Drechsel, Theme Leader, Agriculture, Water and Cities.
Senior Researchers: Dr. Boubacar Barry, Glowa Project Coordinator, Dr. Liqa Raschid-Sally, Waste Water Specialist, IWMI West Africa.
Researchers: Mr. Mehmood Ul Hassan, Head, IWMI West Africa, Dr. Olufunke Cofie, Soil Scientist, *Dr. Adesola Olutayo Olaleye, Wetland Agronomist, Dr. Regassa Ensermu Namara, Economist, Dr. Hammou Laamrani, Researcher – Health. Post-Doctoral Scientists: *Dr. Adetola Ibidunni Adeoti, Agricultural Economist, Dr. Anne Chaponniere, Post-Doctoral Fellow.
Research Officers: Mr. Theophilus Otchere-Larbi, Capacity Building and Training Officer - under RUAF II project, Mr. Raymond Kasei, Research Officer, Mr. Bernard Keraita, Irrigation and Water Engineer, Mr. Philip Amoah, Environmental Scientist, Mr. George Danso, Agricultural Economist, Mr. Emmanuel Obuobie, Water Engineer, Mr. Ernest Mensah Abraham, Knowledge Management Officer, *Mr. Luke Nsugnana-Ang Abatania, Research Officer, Mr. Godsway Kafui Cudjoe, Research Officer – Ghana Strategy Support Program (IFPRI).
Research Support: Mr. Gerald Forkuor, Research Assistant, Mr. Mark Osa Akrong, Assistant Research Officer, Mr. Kwame Osei Boateng, Research Assistant, Mr. Maxwell Selase Kwasi Akple, Assistant Research Officer. Non-Research: Mr. Lookie Kojo Amuzu, Office Manager, Ms. Charlotte Amponsah, Finance Officer, Mr. Eric Korankye, IT Officer, Mr. George Mortey, Administrative Officer, Ms. Patience Abuchow, Administrative Assistant, Ms. Linda Beccles, Administrative Assistant, Mr. Daniel Ofori, Accounts Officer (Glowa Volta), Ms. Lydia Amoah, Admin. Assistant (Challenge Program), Ms. Tonya Schuetz, Programe Manager, Mr. Eli Sokpoli, Driver (Glowa Volta), Mr. Ebenezer Aboah, Cleaner/Gardener, Mr. David K. Ochard, Driver (Glowa Volta), Mr. Martin Ofori, Driver, Mr. Daniel Twumasi, Driver, Mr. Salisu Adams, Driver (Glowa Volta), Mr. Alfred Ghartey Driver(IFPRI), Mr. Edward Osei Boateng, Cleaner/Electrician.
IWMI East Africa and Nile Basin (Ethiopia)
Senior Researchers: Dr. Seleshi Bekele Awulachew, Head, East Africa, Dr. Matthew McCartney, Hydrologist, Dr. Eline Boelee, Health and Irrigation Specialist, Dr. Yasir Abbas Mohamed, Senior Researcher (Joint Appointment with IWMI and UNESCO-IHE), Dr. Tilahun Amede, Scientist – Water-livestock research (Joint Appointment with IWMI & ILRI).
Researchers: Mr. Philippe Lemperiere, Agronomist & Irrigation Specialist, Ms. Gayathree Jayasinghe, Biometrician. Post Doctoral Scientists: Dr. Godswill Makombe, Post-Doctoral Fellow – Economist, *Dr. Michiko Ebato, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Gender in Multiple Use Water Supply Services in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Research Support: *Mr. Desalegne Simachew, Liaison Scientist MUS Project, Dr. Fitsum Hagos, Social Science/Economist, Mr. Makonnen Loulseged, Water Resources Specialist, Mr. Michael Menker, Irrigation/Agricultural Engineering. Non-Research: Ms. Nigist Wagaye, Senior Programme Assistant, Ms. Aster Denekew, GIS, IT & Database Expert, Ms. Tsegereda Lemma, Secretary, Mr. Daba Dandena, Driver.
Global Water Partnership Secretariat (GWP)
Principal Manager: Mr. Lalith Dassenaike, Coordinator, IWMI-GWP Resource Centre.
CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF)
Principal Researcher: Dr. Jonathan Woolley, Coordinator - Challenge Program on Water and Food.Principal Manager: Ms. Pamela George, Program Manager - Challenge Program on Water and Food.Research Officers: Ms. Priyantha Jayasuriya Arachchi, Data Analyst.
Non-Research: Ms. Marcia F. Macomber, Capacity Building Officer, Ms. Amena Mohammed, Communications Coordinator, Ms. Sharon Perera, Executive Assistant, Ms. Marene Abeyesekere, Finance Administrator, *Ms. I. Deborah Tracey Koch, Administrative Officer, Ms. Stephni Fernando, Administrative Officer.
International Centre for Underutilised Crops (ICUC)
Principal Researcher: Dr. Hannah Jaenicke, Director, International Centre for Underutilised Crops,
Research Officer: Mr. A.H.M.Sampath Abeyrathne, Processing and Small Business Development Specialist. Non-Research: Ms. Sushilla Rajamanie, Administrative Officer.
* Staff left in 2006/2007 (period covered – 01 Jan 2006 to 31 March 2007)