February 18, 2022

Dr.Josiane Nikiema

Country: Ghana

Expertise: Environmental scientist, Pollution

Dr. Josiane Nikiema is an expert in the field of environmental science. She is a Process Engineer, and she holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering applied to environmental protection from Université de Sherbrooke, Canada. She is currently working at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) at CGIAR where she leads the research group that focuses on ‘circular economy and water pollution’ issues, and addresses the global mission of “Promoting sustainable and inclusive growth under changing natural resource flows and capital, driven by increasing urbanization, agricultural intensification, and climate change”. Building on a good understanding of the investment climate, she works to encourage the adoption of waste management solutions that can durably support agriculture, help mitigate impacts of climate change, and promote sustainable development. Dr. Josiane Nikiema has lectured in several universities (Burkina Faso, Canada and France) on issues related to solid, liquid and gaseous waste management and has over forty peer reviewed scientific publications to her name.

Why waste human waste? – Josiane Nikiema


Resource competition, degradation and recovery in urbanizing landscapes


Leapfrogging or treading water? Utilities picking up the pace at the water-energy-food nexus


Fuel briquettes: Making business sense


A review of the environmental pollution originating from the piggery industry and of the available mitigation technologies: towards the simultaneous biofiltration of swine slurry and methane


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