CONTRIBUTOR:

Meine Pieter van Dijk

AFFILIATION:

TITLE:

Professor

DEPARTMENT:

INSTITUTION:

UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education

BIOGRAPHY:

Meine Pieter van Dijk is economist, em. professor of Water Services Management at UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, professor of entrepreneurship at Maastricht School of Management, visiting professor at the Beijing University for Civil Engineering and architecture, and em. professor of Urban management at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and the Institute of Housing and Urban development Studies (IHS) of Erasmus University. He participates in the Graduate schools of TU Delft and Erasmus university and is member of the research schools CERES and SENSE and worked on and in developing countries since 1973 as a consultant for NGOs, the Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, different bilateral donors and UN agencies. Recent books: M.P. van Dijk and J. Edelenbos (eds, 2017): Urban governance in the realm of complexity. London: Practical action, Van Dijk, M.P., E.R. Eldon, H. Sawalha and S. Sadeed (eds., 2017) Water issues in Palestine: an overview, Special issue International Journal of Global Environmental issues, Vol. 16, Nos. 1/2/3, pp. 1-216 and with M. Blokland (eds, 2016): Benchmarking for the delivery of water and sanitation services to the urban poor, Int. J. Water, Vol. 10, Nos. 2/3. In 2009 he edited: The new presence of China in Africa, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 1-229.