Miriam Otoo

Senior Economist, The International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Miriam Otoo aims at understanding the linkages between agriculture and sanitation to enhance food security via the analysis of business opportunities in the waste reuse sector in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Her research focuses on rural-urban food systems, economics of carbon and nutrient recovery for agriculture, business modelling/ solutions for waste management and resource recovery and reuse in developing countries. She also leads the Resource Recovery and Reuse research group at IWMI, which has worked over 15 years in the interface of sanitation, waste, agriculture, health and environment.

Speaking at the following WCEF2019 sessions:

Tuesday 4 June at 14.00-15.30: The circular economy for water

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