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Farhad Mukhtarov  Waterwiki2.jpg


Work address: Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University, Nador u. 9, 1051, Budapest, Hungary;

E-mail: farkhadmukhtarov at; and ephmuf01 at

Birth Date: May 15, 1984

Nationality, Citizenship: Azerbaijan


Central European University, Budapest, Hungary Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences and Policy (Sep 2005 - present) (Ph.D. topic: “Integrated Water Resources Management: From International Theory to National Practice”) Academic Supervisor: Dr. Aleh Cherp

Central European University, Budapest, Hungary MSc. in Environmental Sciences and Policy (with distinction); (Sep 2004 – Jul 2005);

Azerbaijan State Economic University, Baku (Sep 2000 - Jun 2004); BSc. in General Economics with specialization in International Economic Relations (with distinction);


European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)/Emerging Markets Group (London) Consultant for Affordability Study of Water Supply Services in Georgia (Sep 2007 - Nov 2007);

UNESCO - International Hydrological Programme (IHP), Paris Expert on Integrated River Basin Management (May 2007 - ongoing);

Turkish Republic Prime-Ministry Office, Ankara South-Eastern Anatolia Project Administration (GAP) Intern and Researcher in the Department of International Relations (March 2007);

Central European University, Dept. of Environmental Sciences and Policy Teaching Assistant for the MSc. courses in Water Resources and GIS/Modeling (Sep 2005 – Sep 2006);

Azerbaijan State Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Melioration Consultant Assistant for the WB project “Rehabilitation of the Kura river’s mouth part” (Nov 2002 – Jun 2004;

== LANGUAGES: == Russian (native), English (fluent); Azerbaijani (second native); Turkish (close to fluency); French (read and understand);


MS Office (proficient), STELLA (good), SPSS (good), ArcView (good), Map-viewer (good); Internet (good.


1. Mukhtarov, F.G. 2007. Intellectual History and Current Status of Integrated Water Resources Management: a Global Perspective. Proceedings of the CAIWA 2007 International Conference on Adaptive and Integrated Water Management published by Springer (forthcoming). Basel, November 12-15.

2. Mukhtarov, F.G. 2007. Global Water Governance and the Concept of Legitimacy. Proceedings of the GRSC/GARNET International Conference on “Pathways to Legitimacy”. University of Warwick, Sep 17 – Sep 19, 2007 (forthcoming).

3. Mukhtarov, F.G. 2007. Integrated Water Resources Management: History of Ideas and Practice From a Global Perspective. Proceedings of the International Water Historians’ Association’s 5th biannual International Conference; Tampere, Finland, 13 – 18 June, 2007. Published on the CD. IWHA.ppt

4. Mukhtarov, F.G. 2007. Integrated Water Resources Management From a Policy Transfer Perspective. Proceedings of the International Congress on River Basin Management. State Hydraulic Works of Turkey and World Water Council: Antalya, March 22-24. [[1]]

5. Mukhtarov, F.G. 2007. Privatization of Social Policy of Water Supply in the South Caucasus. Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Policy and Regional Development. Zagreb: EIZ Press. [2]

6. Mukhtarov F.G., 2006. Privatization of Water Supply and Sanitation in the South Caucasus: solution to a problem or “stealing water from the poor”? Caucasus Environment. 2 (15). [3]

7. Mukhtarov, F.G. 2005. Private Sector Participation in Water Supply and Sanitation of the Secondary Towns of Azerbaijan. Master of Science thesis, Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University, Budapest.

8. Mukhtarov F.G., 2005. Review of the experience of using economic environmental policy instruments in Azerbaijan. The Caspian Panorama. (1): 17 – 19.

9. Mukhtarov F.G., 2004. Economic Growth and Environment in Azerbaijan. Proceedings of International Conference “Economic Growth – 2004”. Baku: ASEU Press.

10. Mukhtarov F.G., 2005.

New Institutional Economics

The presentation delivered at the Departmental Methodological Seminar on January 26, 2005.