Dr Grönwall is a social scientist with SIWI's Water Governance Department working on sustainable textiles in India, groundwater governance in sub-Saharan Africa, and human rights.

Dr Grönwall has a Formas grant for research related to regulation and governance of the textile sector in India with Linköping University and forms part of an IHE Delft-led consortium under the research programme Unlocking the potential of groundwater for the poor in Sub-Saharan Africa (UPGro). Jenny has co-developed a manual on the human rights-based approach to IWRM and authored WGF reports on women and corruption in the water sector, and groundwater governance in India. Dr Grönwall is SIWI’s focal point for the work on the human rights-based approach and sits in a Working Group for the OECD Water Governance Initiative. She works with human rights issues in the Transboundary Rivers of South Asia Programme and is co-authoring a chapter for the World Water Development Report 2019.

Prior to joining SIWI in 2013, Jenny worked for the Institute of Water Policy, the International Institute of Environment and Development, the Stockholm Resilience Centre and the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. With over 20 years of experience working with water issues, Jenny has extensive regional understanding of India, China, Vietnam and sub-Saharan Africa.
Jenny has a Master of Laws from Gothenburg University, a PhD from Linköping University, and was a research fellow with ATREE in Bengaluru, India, for her post-doc.


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