Ajay Gajanan Bhave is the Core Research Fellow on the Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub (https://www.watersecurityhub.org/) funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund. His research on systems thinking, scenarios and decision making under uncertainty is focusing on issues in Ethiopia, Malaysia, Colombia and India.

Previously, he was the Research Fellow at the Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds and continues to be a Visiting Researcher there. He was also a Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science.

Besides the Hub, he is involved with the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (www.cccep.ac.uk) and the UMFULA project under the Future Climate For Africa programme (http://www.futureclimateafrica.org/project/umfula/). He also currently co-leads the FCFA funded project on climate-risk-adaptation narratives focusing on Malawi. He is a recipient of the Jawaharlal Nehru Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award (2015) from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, where he used a combined top-down and bottom-up approach to prioritise and evaluate water sector adaptation options.

Research Interests – Water resources – Climate change adaptation – Decision making under uncertainty

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