I.B.M. (Ishmael) Kosamu MSc

  • PhD researcher
  • Water resources management
  • Ecosystem goods and services
  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Management

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 7481
E-Mail: kosamu@cml.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Wiskunde en Natuurwetenschappen, Centrum voor Milieuwetenschappen Leiden, CML/Conservation Biology
Office Address: Van Steenis gebouw
Einsteinweg 2
2333 CC Leiden
Room number A310

Professional Experience

Ishmael Kosamu graduated with bachelors degree (1998) from the University of Malawi majoring in Environmental Science and Technology. In April 2004, he graduated with a masters degree in Environmental Science and Technology from UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in the Netherlands.  He is currently working at the University of Malawi where he teaches undergraduates studying environmental sciences. He joined the Institute of Environmental Sciences in January 2011 and his PhD research focuses on the link between water resources, community livelihood and ecosystem services.

Selected publications

  • Kosamu, I.B.M. (2011).  Environmental impact assessment application in infrastructural projects in Malawi. Sustainability Science 6 (1):51–57. Abstract: http://www.springerlink.com/content/p5716854qk702341

  • Kosamu, I.B.M., Gonga, S. (2009). Pooling Financial Resources to support water services Provision to the poor: The case of Devolution Trust Fund, Zambia. In: Innovative Practices in the African Water Supply and Sanitation Sector. M. Schouten, E. Hes, and Z. Hoko (Ed), Sun Media Stellenbosch, 17-28 (ISBN 978-1-920109-96-7).

  • Kosamu, I. B. M., Obst, M. (2009). The influence of picocyanobacterial photosynthesis on calcite precipitation. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Tech., 6 (4), 557-562. Abstract: http://www.ijest.org/?_action=articleInfo&article=352

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