Caroline King-Okumu

Caroline King-Okumu was a senior researcher (dryland ecosystems and economic assessment), in the Climate Change research group until February 2018

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Languages: English, English, French, Arabic and Japanese (basic). Now learning Amharic and Swahili

Caroline King-Okumu is an expert in the integrated management of water and land in dryland ecosystems. She works on environmental assessment processes and researches the costs of groundwater degradation, as well as sustainable land management and methods of helping decision-makers to think ahead in a changing climate.


Integrated management of water and land in dryland ecosystems, environmental assessment (ecological and economic), processes and costs of groundwater degradation, sustainable land management and supporting efforts by decision-makers to think ahead under a changing climate

Before IIED

Senior scientist at ICARDA, project and program roles with the UNU and UNCCD and independent consultant on pilot testing an indicator system for Ensuring Impacts from the GEF/SLM.