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Independent experts nominated by country party

Jacob Waake Tumbulto

First name
Jacob Waake
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
UN languages spoken



Job function
Scientific Officer
Water Research Institute
Telephone number
233 21 779 514/5
Work experience
I have 16 years of post-qualification experience in hydrology and water resources investigation and management in Ghana. I have been a university lecturer, researcher and consultant in hydrology/water resources engineering. I have worked on various aspects of water resources development and management for mineral exploration, domestic water supply, irrigation and the occurrence of extreme hydrlogical events, including floods and drought. Have been involved in field measurements of flows under various projects in order to monitor the low flows.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B.Sc., Civil Engineering, UST, Kumasi, 1982_x000D_
M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Water Resources Option, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 1988
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Climate and water indicators of desertification in the Upper East Region of Ghana. EPC Ghana, 1991. Workshop Proceedings 1991. Desertification control for monitoring assistants. EPC, Ghana. Pp. 16-28;_x000D_
2. Hydrologic data acquisition in Ghana. Proceedings, International Conference on efficient utilization and management of water resources in Africa. Khartoum, Sudan, February 1994;_x000D_
3. Infiltration under intermittent application of water to a vertical soil column. Waste Water Conference, Barcelona, April, 1990;_x000D_
4. Perspectives of Environmental Education in Ghana. Page 9-19, E. Wilson, Human Ecology Dept., Vrije Universiteit, Belgium, 1995;_x000D_
5. Hydrology of selected coastal wetlands in Ghana. International seminar on the coastal zone of West Africa - Problems and management, Accra, Ghana 7-20 July 1995.
Other activities
- Member, International Association of Impact Assessment (IAIA), Ghana_x000D_
- Member, Ghana Science Association_x000D_
- Research Staff Association, Ghana
Recipient of Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship, 1986-1988
Organisation name
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Organisation street address
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, P.O. Box M.32
Organisation city
Organisation country