Anders Jägerskog

Anders Jagerskog

CIWA Program Manager and Transboundary Waters Focal Point at the World Bank

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Anders Jägerskog, Ph.D, is Senior Water Resources Management Specialist at the Global Water Practice at the World Bank. Anders is the World Bank Global Focal Point for Transboundary Waters and Program Manager for the Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA) multi-donor partnership. Previously he was Counsellor for regional water resources in the MENA region at the Swedish Embassy in Amman, Jordan; Director, Knowledge Services, at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), where he headed the Transboundary Water Management Unit and was work area leader for applied research. He managed the UNDP Shared Waters Partnership which facilitates and promotes dialogue and cooperation on transboundary water resources. He is Associate Professor (Docent) at Peace and Development Research, School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg where his work focuses on global water issues. He worked for Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs; at the Embassy of Sweden, Nairobi and at Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). In 2003 he finished his PhD on the water negotiations in the Jordan River Basin at the Department of Water and Environmental Studies at the Linköping University, Sweden. He has published over 100 scientific articles, book chapters, debate articles and reports on global water issues.