Guy Jobbins

Overseas Development Institute

Guy is a PRISE Co-Principal Investigator. A Research Fellow in ODI’s Water Policy Programme, Guy has more than fifteen years’ experience working with governments, NGOs, donors, and researchers in the Arab region, Africa and Asia on natural resources management and poverty reduction. His research focuses on water resources management under conditions of climatic uncertainty and increasing demand and competition for water. Recent work has focused on the management of drought risk in water policy, irrigation performance and poverty reduction, and broad-scale linkages between economic development and climate resilience. In PRISE, Guy is leading research on the role of water infrastructure in the economic growth of semi-arid lands, and the impacts of disruptions in water supply on businesses and markets.