• Postdoctoral Researcher in Water Security and Society (Social Scientist)

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Academic Profile

Catherine Grasham is a social scientist who uses mixed methods to examine water-poverty linkages in Ethiopia and Kenya for REACH: Improving water security for the poor. She studied for her PhD at the University of East Anglia and was a PhD fellow with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Addis Ababa from 2014-2015. Her research interests centre on water resources management and development, in particular, water governance, WASH and sustainable agriculture.

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Bruns, A., Krüger, T., Lankford, B., Frick, F., Grasham, C.F. and Spitzbart, C. (2016) A water perspective on land competition. In, Niewöhner, J., Bruns, A., Hostert, P., Krueger, T., Nielsen, J., Haberl, H., Lauk, C., Lutz, J. and Müller, D. (eds.) Land Use Competition: Ecological, Economic and Social Perspectives. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. pp. 313-332. ISBN: 978-3-319-33626-8.
  • Grasham, C.F. (2016) Competing narratives of water resources management in Ethiopia. In, Niewöhner, J., Bruns, A., Hostert, P., Krueger, T., Nielsen, J., Haberl, H., Lauk, C., Lutz, J. and Müller, D. (eds.) Land-Use Competition: Ecological, Economic and Social Perspectives. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. pp. 347-361. ISBN: 978-3-319-33626-8.