Dr. Poolad Karimi is a water resources & irrigation engineer with more than 10 years international experience in Asia and Africa. He works at UNESCO-IHE as a senior lecturer/researcher in irrigation management. He has worked on a range of issues related to water resources and agricultural water management. This includes having a leading role in the development of the Water Accounting Plus framework. He has been involved in numerous research projects pertaining water accounting, basin and field level productivity, water productivity assessments, and irrigation. His current research interests include water accounting, remote sensing application in irrigation, and water productivity assessment.