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Declan Conway

Professor - Declan’s research cuts across water, climate and society, with a strong focus on adaptation and international development.


Originally a geographer, Declan draws on insights from different disciplines to pursue problem focused research. He has over 20 years’ experience working in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia (particularly China). Declan is Chair of the Program Executive Board of UPGro; Unlocking the Potential for Groundwater in sub-Saharan Africa, member of the international editorial board of Global Environmental Change and project Lead on UMFULA (Uncertainty reduction in Models For Understanding deveLopment Applications). He also leads the Sustainable Development Theme in GRI.