Abdulkarim Seid

Country Representative – Ethiopia, Regional Representative – East Africa (Rotational CR)

Before his appointment to IWMI, Dr. Seid was Deputy Executive Director of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) Secretariat and Head of the Basin-Wide Program, and led the NBI Strategic Water Resources Assessment. He has played a lead role in the preparation of NBI flagship knowledge products including the first ever State of the Nile River Basin report. He also led the preparation of the Nile Basin Water Resources Atlas. Prior to joining NBI he was Assistant Professor at Addis Ababa University, Civil Engineering Department, and taught courses in water resources management, hydrology, and water supply engineering and hydraulic structures design.


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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia