10 Nov Keynote Speaker: Dr Taher Kahil, Leader of the Water Security Research Group at IIASA
Dr. Taher Kahil is the group leader of the Water Security Research Group at IIASA. His research interests are in the areas of integrated biophysical economic modeling for basin-scale water policy analysis, the economics of water allocation and water quality, and evaluation of adaptation policy interventions to global changes in water and agriculture. Dr. Kahil leads several international research projects on water-food-energy nexus management, upscaling of sustainable intensification practices, and assessment of water security. He has published over 50 publications including peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and policy briefs. Dr. Kahil is a topic editor at International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (MDPI), associate editor at Frontiers in Water (Frontiers) and guest editor for a special issue at Water Economics and Policy (World Scientific). Dr. Kahil serves currently as alternate governor and chair of the global change task force at the World Water Council.