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Mr Jai Kumar Clifford-Holmes

Degree: PhD (Water Resource Science)

Supervisors: Prof. Tally Palmer (UCEWQ-IWR), Prof. Chris de Wet (IWR), Dr. Jill Slinger (TU Delft)
Degree: PhD (Water Resource Science)
Working title of thesis: A transdisciplinary investigation of water governance in the Lower Sundays River sub-catchment, South Africa

Brief biography:
My doctoral research began as a masters project that was part of the SANPAD research project entitled 'From policy to practice: enhancing implementation of water policies for sustainable development'. My case study is in the Sundays River Valley Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. My primary research methods draw from ethnographic, institutional and systems analysis in a transdisciplinary action research framework.

Began in 2011
Expected completion in December 2014 (graduation April 2015).