IWRA Membership Grant Recipients – 2023

The International Water Resources Association (IWRA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the IWRA Membership Grant programme for 2023.

An IWRA Membership Grant offers a free 12-month Silver membership to water enthusiasts from anywhere in the world who are unable to afford an IWRA Silver membership subscription, following an application process.

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of our Gold & Silver Partners, we are offering Membership Grants to 38 applicants this year.

We would like to extend our gratitude to our Gold Partner Organisations: IWRA China Chapter, French Water Partnership,  The Energy and Water Agency of Malta,  Pacific Insititute,  Société wallonne des eaux, for sponsoring six participants each, and our Silver Partner Organisations:  Deltares,  International Network of Basin Organizations,  Texas Water Resources Institute, Texas A&M University, and  Patricia Makhesha for sponsoring two participants each.

The recipients and their sponsors are as follows:

Gold Partner Sponsorship Recipients

  • Achmad Solikhin, Jepara and Indonesia
  • Agatha Ikhumetse, Nigeria
  • Ahmed Abobaker, Sudan
  • Akser Maya, Bangladesh
  • Akumu Felix, Kenya
  • Ana Onashvili, Georgia

  • Antidius Raphael, Tanzania
  • Bal Bahadur Thakurathi, Nepal
  • Bannah M. Bestman, Liberia
  • Ben Mabrouk Kaouther, Tunisia
  • Chiteu Kasongo, Zambia
  • Amad Abdusalam Alghwail, Libya

  • Dushyant Dudhagara, India
  • Gbegbe Patrick, Benin
  • Gezimu Gelu, Ethiopia
  • IS Khulal, Nepal
  • Ismaila Salawu, Nigeria
  • Jalal Naser Faqiryar, Afghanistan

  • Kator Ifyalem, Nigeria
  • Kaushal Chapagain, Nepal
  • Kola Yusuff, Nigeria
  • Maan Daoud, Syria
  • Mariana Nogales Paez, Bolivia
  • Martial Atse, Cote d’iviore

  • H A Alyazji, Palestine
  • Merve İşlek, Turkey
  • Naima Bouhsane, Morocco
  • Nayab Raza, Pakistan
  • Nlend Bertil Yvon, Cameroon
  • Nusrat Yaqoob, Pakistan

Silver Partner Sponsorship Recipients

  • Oluwatuyi Olowoyeye, Nigeria
  • Patrick Kwabena Asiamah Domfe, Ghana

  • Qwer Abcd, Yemen
  • Ramia AlBakain, Jordan

Sponsor: Patricia Makhesha

  • Santosh Subhash Palmate, India
  • Sawadogo Aime Ludovic, Burkina Faso
  • Sebastian Riera, Argentina
  • Wajid Ijaz, Pakistan

The sponsored winners of the Silver annual membership will run from March 5th, 2023 to March 5th, 2024.  The membership grant will include all the relevant benefits associated with an IWRA Silver Membership. These include:

  • voting rights,
  • ability to run for the Executive Board, and 
  • ability to lead a Task Force/Working Groups

Learn about the other benefits here: www.iwra.org/members

In case of any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at office@iwra.org.

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