Caner Sayan

Dr Ramazan Caner Sayan has an extensive research experience and emerging track of publication record in the broad field of water policy/politics, particularly in justice and security dimensions of water governance, water-energy-environment nexus, stakeholder engagement and climate change adaptation in the context of developing countries. He obtained his PhD degree in Environmental/Water Politics from Dundee Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science (under the auspices of UNESCO), the University of Dundee. His PhD explored environmental justice related issues embedded in Turkey’s small-scale hydroelectricity power plant development process. He also worked as a postdoctoral researcher and consultant at the multi-disciplinary research project, ‘Deltas, Vulnerability & Climate Change: Migration & Adaptation’ (DECCMA), which was funded by International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Department for International Development (DfID), UK, at the University of Dundee. As part of the Work Package conducting governance analysis and stakeholder engagement processes for the project, he coordinated the stakeholder engagement workshops and assisted to identify barriers to climate change adaptation policy implementation in India, Bangladesh and Ghana through questionnaires. He was also part of the teaching team at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Dundee, delivering lectures and tutorial sessions at undergraduate level in the broad field of International Relations. At UNU-INWEH, Caner will contribute to water governance and water and migration work under our direction on global water security.

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