Ragab Ragab

Ragab Ragab

Principal Hydrologist & Water Resources Management Specialist

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Biography

Principal Research Scientist & water resources management specialist, Vice President of the International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage, ICID (www.icid.org), (2010-2013), Chairman of the UK national Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (2007-2011), Chairman of the Permanent Committee on Strategies and Organization, ICID (2011-2014), Chairman of the Work Group on Water & Crops, (2000-present), Founder of the Work Group on the Use of Poor Quality Water for Food Production, ICID, (1997-present), Editor, Journal of Agricultural Science, Cambridge University Press (2013-present). Adjunct Professor, Alexandria University, Egypt (2007-present). Reviewer and evaluator to several Scientific Journals and funding organizations.

Scientific Interest:

- Building cross-sectoral collaborations to understand the dynamic interactions across the water-energy-food nexus using new scientific knowledge to help stakeholders set objectives for freshwater management & transforming science into management solutions.

- Improving water productivity and water use efficiency, irrigation and drainage management, agricultural water management, soil physics/soil hydrology, remote sensing application in hydrology, hydrological modelling at catchment scale, quantifying the impact of climate and land use changes on water resources, identifying the gap between water supply and demand and suggest management solutions to narrow the gap, and water, soil, and fertilizers management modelling and experimentation at field scale.

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