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PhD Candidate at the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford
Safa Fanaian is an environmental policy researcher and a National Geographic Explorer. She is currently a final year doctoral student at the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, and an Oxford-Indira Gandhi Scholar at the Oxford-India Centre for Sustainable Development. Fanaian’s research focuses on the co-evolution of water-related risks and their governance for a riverine city in the Global South. She has worked for more than seven years with multiple NGOs, governments, academicians, and local communities to secure and improve natural resources governance.
Safa Fanaian est une chercheuse en politique environnementale et une exploratrice du National Geographic. Elle est actuellement étudiante en dernière année de doctorat à l'École de géographie et d'environnement de l'Université d'Oxford, et boursière Oxford-Indira Gandhi au Centre Oxford-Inde pour le développement durable. Les recherches de Fanaian portent sur la coévolution des risques liés à l'eau et leur gouvernance dans les villes fluviale des pays du Sud. Elle travaille depuis plus de sept ans avec de multiples ONG, gouvernements, universitaires et communautés locales pour sécuriser et améliorer la gouvernance des ressources naturelles.



  • 11 Apr 2022
  • By: Multiple
Removing language barriers for better science

Scientific research is mainly shared through peer-reviewed articles that are almost exclusively published in the...

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  • 14 Jan 2019
  • By: Fanaian, Safa
Cities and rivers: the policy challenges of water management

Cities are burdened with visions of future growth while grappling with inadequate infrastructure, climatic risk, local...

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