Speaker's Profile

Anamika Barua

Anamika Barua is currently Executive Director of SaciWATERs (South Asian Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies) located in Hyderabad, India. Her work focuses on the Indian Eastern Himalayas and Gangetic plains.
She is currently on a two-year academic leave from her position as Associate Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India. She holds a Ph.D in Ecological Economics from the University of Leeds, UK. Her area of expertise includes socioeconomic understanding of climate risk and resilience, urban living, and sustainable cities.
(SIDA) funded project on ‘Understanding social vulnerability to climate change in Indian Eastern Himalaya’ in collaboration with Lund University, Sweden.