About us

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.

UK based:


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