Head of the West Africa Office
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
Dr. Olufunke Cofie is the Country /Regional Representative for the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) of the CGIAR System Organization; posted in Ghana with responsibility for leading the development and implementation of IWMI’s research agenda in the West Africa sub-region. She holds a PhD degree in Soil Science with over 20 years’ research experience in natural resources management. Her research is on water and sanitation linkages to agriculture as well as on smallholder agricultural water management. A former University Don, she also led the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food in the Volta Basin.