Majd Al Naber – University of Copenhagen

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Majd Al Naber



Country of birth: Jordan

Official title: Master of Science: Land and Water Resources Management: Irrigated Agriculture

Ongoing project within AgTraIn: 2012-2015: The dynamics and governance of groundwater use in the Middle East and North Africa; Technical and Institutional Innovations in Arid Zones: Groundwater-based Agriculture in the Azraq Basin, Jordan.

Previous institutions: International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies/Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari-Italy.

AgTraIn institutions: SupAgro Montpellier, France and Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Scientific interest: Water resource management, Agriculture, Climate change, Water allocation

Spoken Languages: English (Fluent), Arabic (mother language), Italian (fair) 

Working experience: Dec 2009- Nov 2011: Research assistance at the University of Jordan/ Faculty of Agriculture – UNESCO chair in Water (Wadi Hydrology).
Oct 2007 – Oct 2009: Working toward the Diploma and Master degree at Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari-Italy
July 2007- Oct2007: Research assistance, University of Jordan/Faculty of Agriculture-GIS lab.

Future plans/desired employment: Research with in non-government organization

List of published papers in journals/conferences

  1. M. Al Naber, M. Todorovic, M. Shatanawi, G. Flichman, A. Scardigno. (2010), Water allocation strategies under drought and specific socio-economic and environmental conditions in the central Jordan Valley. Option Mediterranean.


Best Master thesis, IAM-B