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Inga Jacobs-Mata

Inga Jacobs-Mata

Director of Water, Growth and Inclusion

IWMI - Southern Africa
Inga Jacobs-Mata


Water governance, operationalizing the water-energy-food nexus and its governance frameworks, water stewardship, community-based approaches/supported self-supply, hybrid water law, environmental migration

Before IWMI

Inga was the research group leader for the integrated water solutions group at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa, where she managed a transdisciplinary team of researchers working on the co-development of integrated water solutions in South Africa and throughout the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. Inga was also the Executive Manager: Business Development, Marketing and Communications at the Water Research Commission, South Africa.


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