Centre: Former Staff
Victor Kongo worked at SEI Africa from July 2009 to January 2013 as a Post Doctoral Research Associate. He worked with the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation funded project called The Agricultural Water Management solutions project, which is led by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI).
He worked in two pilot watersheds in two countries (Tanzania and Zambia) with the objective to assess the hydrological and environmental tradeoffs at watershed scale under different adoption scenarios of various agricultural water management solutions being implemented or adopted by smallholder farmers.
Victor was also involved in contributing to the development of new projects and the general development of the SEI's Africa Centre.
Victor has a PhD in Engineering Hydrology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), a Master of Science in Water Resources Engineering from the University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), a Bachelor’s in Agricultural Engineering from Egerton University (Kenya) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Hydraulic Engineering from the Hydraulic Research Institute in Cairo (Egypt).
He has worked in different institutions at different capacities including being an Agricultural Engineer in the Ministry of Agriculture in Kenya, a Researcher at the Water Resources Engineering Department – University of Dar es Salaam, as a Water Resources Consultant in the FAO-Somalia Water and Land Information Systems (SWALIMS) project in Nairobi and a Post Doctoral research fellow at the School of Bioresources Engineering and Environmental Hydrology-University of KwaZulu-Natal.