Bayi Glacier in Qilian Mountain, China (Credit: Xiaoming Wang, distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)

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Research fellowship on "Integrated water harvesting and water management planning for water scarce areas"

Position
Research fellowship on "Integrated water harvesting and water management planning for water scarce areas"

Employer

Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry (DAGRI) - Università degli Studi di Firenze

Homepage: https://www.dagri.unifi.it/changelang-eng.html


Location
Firenze, Italy

Sector
Academic

Relevant division
Hydrological Sciences (HS)

Type
Contract

Level
Experienced

Salary
Open

Required education
Master

Application deadline
26 August 2020

Posted
8 August 2020

Job description

Integrated water harvesting and water management planning for water scarce
areas

The research fellowship activities will be mainly carried out within the project “TransAgua: valorização das boas práticas dos pastores transumantes em gestão dos recursos hídricos e adaptação às mudanças climáticas” – funded by the “FRESAN (FED / 2017 / 389-710) FORTALECIMENTO DA RESILIÊNCIA AND SEGURANÇA ALIMENTAR E NUTRICIONAL EM ANGOLA” program – where the DAGRI Department is involved for water resource management in support of the transhumant shepherds of the region.

The research fellow will carry out:

  • analysis of the best localization (best siting) for water harvesting structures and shallow tubewells in alluvial aquifers in GIS environment,
  • support to local technicians for the design of the works,
  • monitoring and data collection,
  • interaction with project partners,
  • training and training-on-building site of project beneficiaries,
  • writing project reports and scientific articles.


How to apply

The call for application can be found at the link:
shorturl.at/nAW47
(English version from page 22).