When her boss quit under the pressure of running an association for rural water users, grandmother-of-nine Abdullaeva Uguloi could think of no one better to take on his job than herself. She joined the millions of women in Tajikistan who have stepped into male-dominated jobs as men migrate in search of work. The difference is, […]
Author Archives: Soumya Balasubramanya
Dr Soumya Balasubramanya is senior researcher in environment and development economics at the International Water Management Institute, CGIAR. She uses economic methods to address environmental and development challenges in Asia and Africa. Her expertise in program evaluation and non-market valuation is based on years of field research in developing countries. Her work has been used by international aid agencies and financial organizations to inform investments and programs, and by governments in developing countries to design policy.