Dr. Maria Iskandarani

Country of current residence


Current position


Current institute employer

UNIQUE forestry and land use GmbH



Website current institute


Previous positions

2003 - 2013 Senior Economist the Africa Department at The World Bank
2013 - 2015 GIZ


Agricultural Economist




Engel, S., M. Iskandarani and M. del Pilar Useche.  2005.  Improved Water Supply in the Ghanaian Volta Basin: Who Uses it and Who Participates in Community Decision-Making?.  EPD Discussion Paper 129, International Food Policy Research Institute


Iskandarani, Maria.  2003.  Household Water (In)Security in Jordan: Water for Poor Households.  In: Ünver, Olcay, Rajiv K. Gupta and Aysegül Kibarooglu (eds.): Water Development and Poverty Reduction. Natural Resource Management and Policy Series, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston.  


Asante, A., T. Berger, S. Engel and M. Iskandarani.  2002.  Water security in the Ghanaian Volta Basin: Patterns, determinants, and consequences.  Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture 41, No. 1/2., .
Iskandarani, M.  2002.  Economics of Household Water Security in Jordan.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bon.  Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt   Download [PDF | 11.21KB]
Iskandarani, M..  2002.  Household strategies to cope with institutionally induced supply constraints – The case of Jordan.  In: Neubert, S., Scheumann, W. van Edig, A. (eds.): Reforming Institutions for Sustainable Water Management. DIE-GDI, Bonn.  


Iskandarani, M..  2001.  Zugang, Nutzung und Preis: Knappes Trinkwasser in Jordanien.  INAMO, Jg.7, No. 27   : 12-14   .
Iskandarani, M..  2001.  Wie gehen Haushalte in Jordanien mit der Trinkwasserknappheit um?.  ntwicklung + ländlicher raum, 5/2001   : 16-17   .


Iskandarani, M.  2000.  Probleme der Trinkwassersicherung in Entwicklungsländern.  Das Parlament, Jg. 50, Nr.1-2, : p 10   .
Iskandarani, M.  2000.  Trinkwasserversorgung in Entwicklungsländern.  Wasser, Schriftenreihe Forum, Band 9. Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn.   pp. 385-393. 
Iskandarani, M. and P. Webb.  2000.  Trinkwasserknappheit: Ein sich verschärfendes Nahrungsproblem.  Jahrbuch Welternährung. Deutsche Welthungerhilfe mit ZEF und IFPRI, Frankfurt a.M..   pp 68-71. 

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Research partners

University of Jordan; University of Ghana, Legon

Maria Iskandarani

Former Junior Researcher

Former Division/Group:
Economic and Technological Change

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