10th Water Research Horizon Conference 2019



jointly organised by

the Water Science Alliance and the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources


WRHC 2019 Opening keynotes




19 June 2019, 09.15-10.00 am



18 June 2019, 10.00-10.45 am




About him

Vice Chair of UN-Water, operating out of the headquarters of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in Rome, Italy.


Major research areas

  • Managing water, land and soil-related activities and programs
  • Mainstreaming water across the various sectors and disciplines
  • Water and sustainable development
  •  Agricultural water management and food security

About him

Professor and senior researcher at the Kiel Institute (IfW). He has been for many years head of the research area “The Environment and Natural Resources” at the IfW and speaker of the Kiel Earth Institute.


Major research areas

  • Climate change and climate policy
  • Eco-political instruments
  • Sustainable development
  • Interdisciplinary research
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Global environmental problems



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