D2E Consortium

DOWN2EARTH assembles a multidisciplinary project team, composed of experts and specialists in social science, rural development, gender studies, media communication, climate science, meteorology, environment, hydrology, policy analysis, GIS, remote sensing, computer science, decision-support, and dryland processes. Team members are listed below by partner institution along with their primary Thematic Team affiliation on DOWN2EARTH.

Cardiff University (CU)
CU

Michael Bliss Singer
Michael Bliss Singer, DOWN2EARTH Principal Investigator and CU Principal Investigator, Model Development Team

Mark Cuthbert
Mark Cuthbert, Model Development Team

Owen Jones
Owen Jones, Model Development Team

Andrés Quichimbo
Andrés Quichimbo, PhD Student/PDRA, Model Development Team

University of Bristol (UoB)
UoB

Katerina Michaelides
Katerina Michaelides, UoB Principal Investigator, Climate/Water Data Team

Rafael Rosolem
Rafael Rosolem, Climate/Water Data Team

Dann Mitchell
Dann Mitchell, Climate/Water Data Team

David MacLeod
David MacLeod, Climate/Water Data Team

Dagmawi Asfaw
Dagmawi Asfaw, Postdoc, Climate/Water Data Team

Isaac Kipkemoi
Isaac Kipkemoi, PhD Student, Climate/Water Data Team

Jacob Rigby
Jacob Rigby, Postdoc, App Development Team

Kieren Pitts
Kieren Pitts, App Development Team

Chris Preist
Chris Preist, App Development Team

Dan Schien
Dan Schien, App Development Team

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam - Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM-VU)
IVM-VU

Anne van Loon
Anne van Loon, IVM-VU Principal Investigator, Model Development Team

Jeroen Aerts
Jeroen Aerts, Model Development Team

Toon Haer
Toon Haer, Model Development Team

Ileen Streefkerk
Ileen Streefkerk, PhD Student, Model Development Team

Teun Schrieks
Teun Schrieks, PhD Student, Model Development Team

Rhoda Odongo
Rhoda Odongo, PhD Student, Model Development Team

Tim Busker
Tim Busker, PhD Student, Model Development Team

Unviversity of Ghent (UGent)
UGent

Diego Miralles
Diego Miralles, UGent Principal Investigator, Climate/Water Data Team

Akash Koppa
Akash Koppa, Postdoc, Climate/Water Data Team

Jessica Keune
Jessica Keune, Postdoc, Climate/Water Data Team

Jeroen Claessen
Jeroen Claessen, PhD Student, Climate/Water Data Team

University of East Anglia (UEA)
UEA

Roger Few
Roger Few, UEA Principal Investigator, Community Research, Engagement, & Impact Team

Mark Tebboth
Mark Tebboth, Community Research, Engagement, and Impact Team

Aalborg University (Aalborg-PLAN)
Aalborg

Maike Schumacher
Maike Schumacher, Aalborg-PLAN Principal Investigator, Climate/Water Data Team

Ehsan Forootan
Ehsan Forootan, Climate/Water Data Team

IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC)
ICPAC

Abebe Tadege
Abebe Tadege, ICPAC Principal Investigator, Dissemination and Communication Team

George Otieno
George Otieno, Postdoc, Dissemination and Communication Team

Action Aid International (AA)
AA

Sophie Rigg
Sophie Rigg, AA Principal Investigator, Community Research, Engagement, and Impact Team

Hosea Kandagor
Hosea Kandagor, Community Research, Engagement, and Impact Team

Hashi Hassan
Hashi Hassan, Community Research, Engagement, and Impact Team

Ahmed Aden
Ahmed Aden, Community Research, Engagement, and Impact Team

Cynthia Asafi Wechabe
Cynthia Asafi Wechabe, Community Research, Engagement, and Impact Team

UN Food and Agriculture Organization - Somalia Water And Land Information Management (FAO-SWALIM)
FAO-SWALIM

Peris Muchiri
Peris Muchiri, FAO-SWALIM Principal Investigator, Climate/Water Data Team

Flavian Muthusi
Flavian Muthusi, Climate/Water Data Data, Climate/Water Data Team

Climate Analytics (CA)
CA

Inga Menke
Inga Menke, CA Principal Investigator, Policy Development Team

Winnie Khaemba
Winnie Khaemba, Policy Development Team

BBC Media Action (BBC-MA)
BBC-MA

Lynn Morris
Lynn Morris, BBC-MA Principal Investigator, Dissemination and Communication Team

Diana Njeru
Diana Njeru, Dissemination and Communication Team

Transparency Solutions (TS)
TS

Latif Ismail
Latif Ismail, TS Principal Investigator, Policy Development Team

Mustafe Elmi
Mustafe Elmi, TS Principal Investigator, Policy Development Team

University of Nairobi (UoN)
UoN

Oliver Wasonga
Oliver Wasonga, UoN Principal Investigator, Community Research, Engagement, and Impact Team

Addis Ababa University (AAU)
AAU

Mohammed Assen
Mohammed Assen, AAU Principal Investigator, Community Research, Engagement, and Impact Team

Asmamaw Legass
Asmamaw Legass, Community Research, Engagement, and Impact Team

DOWN2EARTH Alumni

Ali Cotton
Ali Cotton, DOWN2EARTH Project Manager

Tsegaw Lencha
Tsegaw Lencha, Community Research, Engagement, and Impact Team