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Meet cheryl van kempen

  1. My roots are from everywhere Dad’s parents Dad Mom’s Grandparents
  2. But I grew up in Africa Dad’s parents Dad Mom, Dad & us Mom’s Grandparents
  3. Where I soon realized
  4. School would give me a future
  5. My friends could only hope for
  6. I saw that where the Environment is harsh
  7. Agriculture is vital
  8. & So is Water
  9. & access to markets
  10. So I studied Earth Sciences Environmental Geochemistry & Sustainable Development Land use, Environment & Biodiversity @
  11. & graduated On Nutrients In the coastal Zones Of the world, Supervised by Caroline Slomp, Harry Middelburg, Hans Dürr & Goulven Laruelle
  12. I worked @ IGRAC for 3 years On • Transboundary Aquifers of the World • F, As and high Salinity in groundwater • Global abstraction vs demand • 3R: Recharge, Retention, Re-use
  13. And work @ Deltares now On • Groundwater Management • Drought Forecasting • Rainwater Harvesting Or more generally: • GIS & Maps for the Management of Natural Resources
  14. I volunteer for Burkina Faso
  15. And the rest of the world
  16. I make websites for fun
  17. And for others
  18. So this is me: Cheryl van Kempen Earth & Environment People, Planet, Profit Internet & Communication Why? For a change...
  19. For Development • [ict4d image?]
  20. For our future
  21. For our planet
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