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Edoardo Borgomeo

Associate Expert

Edoardo Borgomeo is Water Resources Management Specialist at the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked at the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in Rome and at the International Water Management Institute in Sri Lanka. He has held research appointments at the European University Institute, University of Oxford, International Institute for Applied System Analysis, and Imaflora. In 2018 he was awarded the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water for his work on water resources planning in times of climate change.

Current affiliation:

World Bank

Areas of expertise:

Climate change adaptation, water security, infrastructure planning, river basin management, water management in fragile contexts

Selected Publications:

  • Borgomeo, E et al. (2023) Rising from the Depths : Water Security and Fragility in South Sudan. Washington, DC : World Bank.
  • Borgomeo, E et al. (2021) Ebb and Flow: Volume 2. Water in the Shadow of Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa. World Bank, Washington, DC.
  • Borgomeo, E; Santos, N (2019) Towards a new generation of policies and investments in agricultural water in the Arab region: fertile ground for innovation. Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  • Sadoff, CW; Borgomeo, E (2018) Beyond Scarcity: Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa. MENA Development Report, World Bank, Washington, DC.