Awa Niang Fall

ICQN-HESR Coordinator
Awa Niang is the Associated Professor in Continental Hydrology at Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar-Senegal. Her recent work focuses on vulnerability and resilience of the coastal social-ecosystems of Senegal River Estuary. She participated to various projects and programs dealing with integrated water resources management, remote sensing applied to water resources and environmental management, coastal and estuarine studies. She contributed to the design, implementation and management of the Doctorate School on Water, Quality and Uses which leads the NEPAD’s West African network of Centers of Excellence in Water Sciences and Technologies. Awa is in charge of the Scientific and Communication Secretariat of this doctorate school. She was recently appointed as Technical Advisor of the Minister for Research, Higher Education and Innovation of Senegal for all matters related to Academics Affairs. Awa is the Coordinator of the ADEA’s Inter-Country Quality Node on Higher Education and Scientific Research (ICQN-HESR), hosted and led by Senegal.