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Manuel Magombeyi

Manuel Magombeyi

Regional Researcher

Pretoria - South Africa
Manuel Magombeyi

Expertise

Water resources management, hydrology-hydrogeology, agricultural water management, water quality, solar water pumping in irrigation, field instrumentation, monitoring

Before IWMI

Manuel has worked for the Association for Water and Rural Development, South Africa, where he applied systems thinking approaches in water management. In the past 15 years, he has primarily worked towards improving the sustainable use of groundwater and surface water for enhancing community livelihoods and protecting the environment in Southern and West Africa. He supervised several undergraduate and postgraduate students. Manuel has authored or co-authored nearly 40 articles, half of which were in peer-reviewed books and journals.

Languages

English, Shona, Ndebele

Current Projects
(109 ongoing projects listed)

Project

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Water Efficient Allocation in a Central Asian Transboundary River Basin
January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2026
Kyrgyz Republic, Uzbekistan
Nature Based Solutions to enhance water security in the Middle East
December 9, 2021 to December 6, 2026
Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Territory
H2020: Hydropower For You - Central Asia
June 1, 2021 to May 31, 2026
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Built Water Storage in South Asia
September 15, 2022 to September 15, 2025
Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan
Monitoring land and water productivity by Remote Sensing (WaPOR Phase 2)
December 8, 2021 to August 31, 2025
Egypt, Ethiopia, Jordan, Mali, Sudan
 Sustainable Intensification of Mixed Farming Systems
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024
Ghana, India, Nepal
CGIAR Regional Integrated Initiative - Fruit and Vegetables for Sustainable Healthy Diets
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024
Benin, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Tanzania
National Policies and Strategies for Food, Land and Water Systems Transformation
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024
Colombia, Egypt, India, Kenya, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Nigeria
Resilient Aquatic Food Systems for Healthy People and Planet
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024
Bangladesh, Ghana, India, Kenya, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malawi, Nigeria, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Zambia
 Transforming Agrifood Systems in South Asia
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024
India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan
NEXUS Gains: Realizing Multiple Benefits Across Water, Energy, Food and Ecosystems (Forests, Biodiversity)
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024
Ethiopia, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, South Africa
Harnessing Digital Technologies for Timely Decision-Making Across Food, Water and Land Systems
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024
Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa
Transformational Agroecology Across Food, Land and Water Systems
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024
Burkina Faso, India, Kenya, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Peru, Tunisia, Zimbabwe
Building Systemic Resilience Against Climate Variability and Extremes
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024
Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Sri Lanka, South Africa
GCRF Water Security Hub
July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Ethiopia
Solar Energy for Rural Livelihoods (SE4RL)
December 1, 2022 to June 30, 2024
India
SHARE II
April 30, 2019 to April 29, 2024
Ethiopia
Climate Information System for Sri Lanka
May 18, 2022 to February 16, 2024
Sri Lanka
Increasing the resilience of biodiversity and livelihoods in Colombo’s wetlands
September 1, 2020 to January 31, 2024 (Extended to January 31, 2024)
Sri Lanka
Solar irrigation for Agricultural Resilience
December 1, 2019 to December 31, 2023 (Extended to June 30, 2024)
Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan
TA-9803 NEP: IWRM Bagmati River Basin
October 15, 2021 to October 15, 2023
Nepal
Global Partnership for Sustainable Cooperation on Shared Waters
April 15, 2021 to September 30, 2023 (Extended to September 30, 2024)
Global, Myanmar, Uzbekistan
Fish for Livelihoods
October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2023
Myanmar
Improving and Strengthening Water Security and Watershed Management in Central Asia - Water Governance Specialists Component
September 26, 2022 to September 30, 2023
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Water Management for Enhanced Productivity
July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2023 (Extended to June 30, 2025)
Pakistan
Virtual Irrigation Academy Business Models - Pakistan
September 29, 2022 to June 30, 2023 (Extended to December 31, 2023)
Pakistan
Prioritization of climate-smart water management practices in Ethiopia
October 15, 2021 to April 30, 2023 (Extended to December 31, 2023)
Ethiopia
Towards Brown Gold? Reimagining off grid sanitation in rapidly urbanising areas in Asia and Africa
April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2023 (Extended to September 1, 2023)
Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Nepal
Scaling up digital water data in Africa
February 1, 2020 to January 31, 2023 (Extended to January 31, 2024)
Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Zambia
https://www.digitalearthafrica.org/
TA-9742 REG: Deploying Solar Systems at Scale - Capacity Building Specialist (Solar Irrigation) (52227-001)
June 10, 2022 to December 31, 2022 (Extended to June 30, 2023)
Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal
Natural Resources Management for Resilience and Economic Development in Rural Ethiopia
November 2, 2018 to December 31, 2022 (Extended to April 30, 2023)
Ethiopia
Increasing water use efficiency in the Aral Sea region
July 15, 2021 to December 31, 2022 (Extended to March 31, 2023)
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan
KAZA-GROW
January 18, 2021 to December 31, 2022 (Extended to February 15, 2023)
South Africa
SUMERNET Hydrorights
April 9, 2020 to December 31, 2022
Lao People's Democratic Republic
ICAR Program Support 2022
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022
India
Doing Science with Society (DSWS) (Year 2)
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022
India, Sri Lanka
ADB: Yellow River Enviro Law Project
April 23, 2021 to November 30, 2022 (Extended to October 31, 2023)
South Africa
GCRF Equitable resilience
November 1, 2019 to October 31, 2022 (Extended to February 28, 2023)
South Africa
Sri Lanka Climate Change Assignment
March 25, 2022 to October 31, 2022 (Extended to November 30, 2022)
Sri Lanka
INDIA RESILIENCE Programme
October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2022 (Extended to September 30, 2023)
India
SUMERNET 4 Collaborative Research Grant on Groundwater in the Mekong
April 20, 2020 to June 30, 2022 (Extended to April 30, 2023)
Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic
Opportunities for brackish and saline aquaculture in Pakistan
June 15, 2021 to June 30, 2022 (Extended to March 31, 2023)
Pakistan
Incentivizing Water Use Efficiency in Export Crops in Jordan
November 15, 2021 to May 15, 2022 (Extended to November 30, 2022)
Egypt, Jordan
WWF Global Aquatic Ecosystem Health
July 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022 (Extended to June 30, 2022)
Global
ReWater MENA: more and safer water reuse in Middle East and North Africa
April 10, 2018 to March 30, 2022 (Extended to September 30, 2022)
Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon
http://rewater-mena.iwmi.org/
AGRUMIG
February 1, 2019 to January 30, 2022 (Extended to January 30, 2023)
Ethiopia, Kyrgyz Republic, Morocco, Moldova, Nepal, Thailand, Tajikistan
http://agrumig.iwmi.org/
Accelerating Impacts of CGIAR Climate Research for Africa ZAMBIA
February 4, 2021 to December 31, 2021 (Extended to December 31, 2022)
South Africa
Water and land management trajectories
July 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021
Global
AWP Water Accounting in Practice
November 19, 2019 to December 6, 2021 (Extended to March 26, 2024)
India, Sri Lanka
MENAdrought – empowering and enhancing drought management systems in the Middle East North Africa (MENA)
August 15, 2018 to September 30, 2021 (Extended to September 30, 2022)
Jordan, Jordan, Lebanon, Lebanon, Morocco, Morocco
https://menadrought.iwmi.org/
Scaling small scale irrigation solutions to support farmer-led irrigation development
December 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019 (Extended to August 10, 2023)
Ethiopia, Ghana, Tanzania
Africa rising phase II ethiopia
June 1, 2018 to January 31, 2019 (Extended to September 30, 2022)
East Africa
Agricultural Water Management for Intensive Crop-Livestock Production in Ghana
April 1, 2015 to April 30, 2016 (Extended to February 28, 2023)
Ghana
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