FutureDAMS is an £8 million project, funded by RCUK as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund.
The programme is led by The University of Manchester (Global Development Institute) and the International Institute for Environment & Development (IIED) and is a consortium of over 30 researcher. The project runs until December 2021.
- Principal Investigator: David Hulme, Executive Director of the Global Development Institute, The University of Manchester
- Research Director: Julien Harou, Chair of Water Engineering, The University of Manchester
- Capacity Director: Jamie Skinner, Principal researcher, Natural Resources, International Institute for Environment & Development
Key project partners:
Our interdisciplinary team is made up of research institutions from across the UK, as well as the case study regions in East Africa, Ghana, Myanmar, Jordan and India.
- Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
- Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
- The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
- International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
- Institute for Sustainable Resources, University College London
- Department of Statistical Sciences, University College London
- School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Newcastle University
- Department of Geography and Environment, University of Southampton
- Centre for Research in Social Simulation (CRESS), University of Surrey
- Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana
- Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana
- International Union for Conservation of Nature, Switzerland
- International Water Management Institute, Sri Lanka
- Methods for Irrigation and Agriculture, Jordan
- Yangon Technological University (YTU) , Myanmar