Onesmo Zakaria

Name: Onesmo Zakaria

Nationality: Tanzanian

Year enrollment:  2017/2018

Name: PhD in Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering 

Research Title: Hydro-economic optimization model for resource allocation and trade offs in a closing river basic,case study Kilombero river catment Tanzania.


He holds a Masters in Integrated Water Resources Management and a B.Sc. in Geology (Hons) both offered by the University of Dar es Salaam in 2003 and 2009 respectively. He is a Tanzanian Water Resources Expert who has worked from implementation to policy level for over a decade in Tanzania and around East Africa. His research interest is around assessing and developing economic incentives as a tool for Water Resources Management.

Onesmo currently works as a Country Representative of a partnership hosted globally by the World Bank Group namely 2030 Water Resources Group.