Integrated water harvesting and water management planning for water scarce areas via EURAXESS

Università degli Studi di Firenze

Florence, , IT

The research fellowship activities will be mainly carried out within the project “TransAgua: valorização das boas práticas dos pastores transumantes em gestão dos recursos hídricos e adaptação às mudanças climáticas” – funded by the “FRESAN (FED / 2017 / 389-710) FORTALECIMENTO DA RESILIÊNCIA AND SEGURANÇA ALIMENTAR E NUTRICIONAL EM ANGOLA” program – where the DAGRI Department is involved for water resource management in support of the transhumant shepherds of the region. The research fellow will carry out:
– analysis of the best localization (best siting) for water harvesting structures and shallow tubewells in alluvial aquifers in GIS environment,
– support to local technicians for the design of the works,
– monitoring and data collection,
– interaction with project partners,
– training and training-on-building site of project beneficiaries,
– writing project reports and scientific articles.