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Prof. dr. Charlotte de Fraiture

IHE Delft Vice Rector

Professor of Hydraulic Engineering for Land and Water Development, IHE Delft



Charlotte de Fraiture started as Vice Rector of IHE Delft on 15 March 2018. She has over 20 years of international working experience in the field of water management for agriculture. She worked for the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) from 1996 to 2011 based in Colombia, Sri Lanka, Ghana and Burkina Faso. She was involved in several research projects related to watershed development, irrigation performance, irrigation management transfer and modelling of global water supply and demand, leading the development and application of the global water and food model. She was project leader of several research projects, among others a large BMGF funded project on identifying promising options for smallholder water management in Ghana, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zambia and India. Besides research she fulfilled several management tasks, being Head of Office of the West-Africa office, Theme Leader and Group Head. Since January 2012, she joined IHE Delft as professor of Land and Water Development.

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