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Hafsa Munia


Contact details



p. +358 29 525 1003

International Water Management

Freshwater Centre

Finnish Environment Institute

Latokartanonkaari 11
00790 Helsinki, Finland





I have work experience in water scarcity and water resource management in Shared river basin. I hold a PhD in water resources management from Aalto University (2020) and a MSc in Water and Environmental Engineering from Aalto University (2015).

Expertise and interests

  • Water Scarcity
  • Transboundary Water
  • Water dependency
  • Sustainable water use  

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

  • Munia, H., Guillaume, J. H. A., Mirumachi, N., Porkka, M., Wada, Y., &Kummu, M. 2016. Water stress in global transboundary river basins: significance ofupstream water use on downstream stress. Environmental Research letters, 11(1),014002. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/11/1/014002
  • Munia, H., Guillaume, J. H. A., Mirumachi, N., Wada, Y. and Kummu, M.,2018. How downstream sub-basins depend on upstream inflows to avoidscarcity: typology and global analysis of transboundary rivers, Hydrologyand Earth System Sciences, 22(5), 2795-2809.https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-2795-2
  • Munia, H., Guillaume, J. H. A., Veldkamp, T., Wada, Y., Virkki, V. and Kummu, M. 2020: Future transboundary water stress and its drivers under climate change:A global study, Earth's future, 8(7).https://doi.org/10.1029/2019EF001321


Published 2021-04-13 at 14:34, updated 2021-04-13 at 14:33

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