Muhammad Khalifa

Muhammad Khalifa

Water-Food-climate Nexus specialist
Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT), TH Köln – Germany

Short Bio

Muhammad Khalifa works as a research associate at the Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT), Cologne University of Applied sciences, Germany. Muhammad has two master degrees in Geology and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), and he is currently at the last stage of his PhD research. His PhD research is conducted in cooperation between the ITT and the University of Cologne. His research focuses on quantifying synergies and trade-offs of water-food-climate nexus using remote sensing and geoinformatics. With his multidisciplinary background, Muhammad has engaged actively in teaching and tutoring young researchers in the field of natural resources management. He deeply believes in the power of youth in making a difference in restoring and protecting our planet. He is a leading author of the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) for Africa’s youth and a contributing author of the global version of the GEO-6 for youth; both are published by the UN Environment. Together with Prof. Lars Ribbe, Muhammad is looking forward to advancing the research on quantification of the nexus approach and in inspiring youth to be a game changer during the WSCC2019 activities.

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