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Josephine Tucker

Research Associate

Portrait of Josephine Tucker

Josephine Tucker is a Research Fellow in ODI’s Water Policy Programme, working on pro-poor service delivery (urban and rural) and water for livelihoods, food security and climate change adaptation.

Her research areas of interest include:

  • local water security and resilience to climate variability and change

  • pro-poor design, targeting and delivery of water and sanitation services

  • adaptive water resources management

Josephine has extensive experience in East Africa, primarily Ethiopia. She has an academic background in ecology and geography and has worked at ODI for seven years.

  1. A wave of change ripples through Ethiopia

    Press Release

  2. Small-scale Irrigation in the Ethiopian Highlands: What potential for poverty reduction and climate adaptation

    Briefing/policy papers

  3. A comparative evaluation of public-private and public-public partnerships for urban water services in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries

    Research reports

  4. Income diversification through improved irrigation in Ethiopia: impacts, constraints and prospects for poverty reduction

    Working papers

  5. Is the water sector lagging behind education and health on aid effectiveness? Lessons from Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Uganda


  6. Economic benefits of access to water in Ethiopia: The case for packages of investments

    Briefing/policy papers

  7. Multiple-use Water Services (MUS): Cost-effective water investments to reduce poverty and address all the MDGs

    Briefing/policy papers

  8. Water Supply and Sanitation (WSS) and Poverty: Micro-level linkages in Ethiopia

    Working papers

  9. Is water lagging behind on Aid Effectiveness?

    Briefing/policy papers

  10. Fluid Dynamics? Achieving greater progress on aid effectiveness in the water sector

    Research reports

  11. Stockholm World Water Week 2007


  12. Time to get things done in the water sector? A little less conversation...

  13. Concept paper: Water, Livelihoods and Growth

    Working papers

  14. On Independence in Verification Work

    Briefing/policy papers

  15. [email protected] blog Day 5 and 6

  16. [email protected] blog Day 4

  17. [email protected] blog Day 3

  18. [email protected] blog Day 2