Peter McCornick

Deputy Director General, International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

WLE Science Focal Point for IWMI

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Peter McCornick is deputy director general at IWMI. Throughout his career, his focus has been to improve the understanding and sustainable management of water resources. He has led research and development programs on water, agriculture and the environment in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Present areas of particular interest include water and food security, the water-food-energy nexus, water reuse, irrigation management, and water and climate adaptation. He holds a PhD in engineering from Colorado State University, US.

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