Bunyod Holmatov is a PhD candidate working on the water-energy nexus funded by the Magic-Nexus project. Prior to starting the PhD, he worked as a consultant at the International Water Management Institute’s office in Uzbekistan where he was involved in a number of research projects focused on water security, transboundary water management, water governance, and climate change. Holmatov has authored and contributed to a number of peer-reviewed articles and serves as a reviewer for water sector journals. He holds a Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He is originally from Kokand, Uzbekistan.
Lautze, J., Holmatov, B., Saruchera, D., & Villholth, K. G. (2018). Conjunctive management of surface and groundwater in transboundary watercourses: a first assessment. Water policy, 20(1), 1-20. DOI: 10.2166/wp.2018.033
Holmatov, B., Lautze, J., Manthrithilake, H., & Makin, I. (2017). Water security for productive economies: Applying an assessment framework in southern Africa. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 100, 258-269. DOI: 10.1016/j.pce.2017.04.007
Holmatov, B., & Lautze, J. (2016). Thinking inside the basin: scale in transboundary water management. Natural resources forum, 40(3), 127-138. DOI: 10.1111/1477-8947.12099
Holmatov, B., Lautze, J., & Kazbekov, J. (2016). Tributary-level transboundary water law in the Syr Darya: overlooked stories of practical water cooperation. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 16(6), 873-907. DOI: 10.1007/s10784-015-9308-3
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Facilitator for the online e-learning course: Water Footprint Assessment Concept and Application.
Involved in a four-year project funded under the H2020-WATER-2015-two-stage programme, titled "Moving Towards Adaptive Governance in Complexity: Informing Nexus Security" (MAGIC). Specifically, Mr. Holmatov is applying the water footprint concept to assess sustainability of various energy sources.