Peter Droogers

Scientific director/Hydrologist

Dr. Peter Droogers is an expert on integrated water resources management at different spatial scales with emphasize on water for food issues, climate change, decision support systems, simulation modeling in combination with data mining and remote sensing. Peter has about 20 years of experience working in The Netherlands and overseas (as a resident in Sri Lanka and Turkey). Non-resident assignments include: Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Niger, Pakistan, Portugal, Qatar, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and USA. Research was conducted at various institutions including Wageningen University (Netherlands), International Irrigation Management Institute (Turkey), International Water Management Institute (Sri Lanka), and FutureWater (Netherlands). Peter is part-time lecturer at several universities and has written over 100 publications of which 50 appeared in peer-reviewed journals (h-index of 20). He is Editor of Agricultural Water Management and reviewer for a number of Journals. Peter is external advisor to various projects and institutions including: World Bank, European Union, FAO and National Science Foundations.