Mr Bellaubi holds a PhD on Natural Sciences (University of Osnabrueck, Germany) and a MSc on Agricutural management and environment (International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies, France) with a background on environmental geology and mining engineering.

He has broad experience in fostering multi-stakeholders partnerships and negotiating complex agreements between civil society, public and private sector and government bodies aiming to contribute to effective water governance. Sound analytic skills applying institutional and political economy analysis, socio-economic vulnerability and integrity risk assessments as well as Decision Support System tools.

Selected publications

Bellaubi, F., and Bustamante, R. (2017). Towards a New Paradigm in Water
Management: Cochabamba's Water Agenda from an Ethical Approach. Available at

Bellaubi, F., and Boehm, F. (in publication). Management practices and corruption risks in
Water Service Delivery in Kenya and Ghana. Water Policy (accepted 14.12.2017)

Bellaubi, F. (2017). Elementos para una propuesta de un modelo "hidrosocial" de
gobernanza en el Departamento de Cochabamba (Bolivia). RevActaNova, vol.8, n.1, pp.
07892017000100010 .

Bellaubi, F and Pahl-Wostl (2017). Corruption risks, management practices and
performance in Water Service Delivery in Kenya and Ghana: an agent-based model.
Ecology and Society 22(2):6. .

Bellaubi, F. (2016). Sostenibilidad, Territorio y Agua. RevActaNova, vol.7, n.4, pp. 510-

Bellaubi, F. and Visscher, J. T. (2016). Integrity and corruption risks in Water Service
Delivery in Kenya and Ghana. International Journal of Water Governance, 2016 (4:11), 3-4.

Bellaubi, F (2016). Corruption risks, management practices an performance in water
service delivery in Kenya and Ghana: an agent-based model. PhD Thesis, University of

Bellaubi, F. and Visscher, J. T. (2014). “Water service delivery in Kenya and Ghana: an
area-based assessment of water utility performance”. Water International, vol. 39, n.7

Bellaubi, F; Holtz, G.; Pahl-Wostl, C. (2014). “An agent-based model to identify
management practices, integrity and performance in Kenya’s and Ghana’s Water Service
Delivery” Network for Computational Modeling for SocioEcological Science (CoMSES

Bellaubi, F.; Visscher, J.T. (2010). “Enhancing integrity to improve service delivery in
water service supply provision”. Pumps, Pipes and Promises: Costs, Finances and
Accountability for Sustainable WASH Services, IRC Symposium. Butherwood, J. (Ed.). IRC,
The Hague, 19 p.

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Francesc Bellaubi



Professional Title



  • Americas
  • Sub-Saharan Africa



Expertise on providing technical assistance to development agencies (UNDP, AECID, ICRC, IFRC, IWMI, GIZ, Oxfam, Action Against Hunger International, Transparency International) and NGOs, research and academic institutions and civil society organizations, with focus on natural resources management and governance, climate change and land use planning in America, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

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