Dr. Gert Jan Veldwisch

Country of current residence


Current position

Assistant professor

Current institute employer

Wageningen University



Previous positions

Post Doctoral Fellow at CIAT-Mozambique (International Center for Tropical Agriculure)


Social Scientist


Veldwisch GJA, PP Mollinga.  2013.  Lost in transition? The introduction of water users associations in Uzbekistan.  Water International, 38 (6) : 758-773 .


Veldwisch, G.J.A..  2010.  Adapting to Demands: Allocation, Scheduling and Delivery of Irrigation Water in Khorezm, Uzbekistan.  In: M. Spoor and M. Arsel (eds.): Water, Environmental Security and Sustainable Development. London and New York: Routledge. 


Veldwisch, G. J.A..  2009.  Authoritarianism, Validity, and Security. Researching water distribution in Khorezm, Uzbekistan.  In: C. Wall and P. Mollinga (eds.): Fieldwork in Difficult Environments: Methodology as Boundary Work in Development Research. Berlin/ Vienna, LIT Verlag.  161-181. 
Veldwisch, G.J.A., P.P. Mollinga, D. Zavgorodnyaya and R. Yalcin.  2009.  Politics of Agricultural Water Management in Khorezm, Uzbekistan.  In: C. Martius; I. Rudenko; J.P.A. Lamers and P.L.G. Vlek (eds.): Cotton, water, salts and soums - a pilot project on economic and ecological restructuring of land- and water use in Khorezm, Uzbekistan.   Further Information


Veldwisch, G.  2008.  Cotton, Rice & Water: The Transformation of Agrarian Relations, Irrigation Technology and Water Distribution in Khorezm,.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn.  Further Information

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Environmental and climate change
  • Growth, inequality and poverty
Research countries
  • Malawi
  • Tanzania
  • Uzbekistan
  • South Africa
Additional information

former Junior Researcher ZEFa, Uzbekistan Project


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Research affiliation

Current employer:

Wageningen University

Irrigation and Water Engineering group



Gert Jan Veldwisch

Former Junior Researcher

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Former Department:
ZEF A: Department of Political and Cultural Change