Dimple Roy’s work is focused on the areas of integrated water resources management, watershed governance, adaptive policy-making and sustainable agriculture.
As Director, Water, Ms Roy is the lead researcher on projects on watershed management in the Lake Winnipeg basin, watershed governance, the use of economic instruments for nutrient management in agricultural watersheds, and community-based adaptation in the Canadian prairies.
In addition, she works in partnership with provincial and federal agencies to develop programs and delivery mechanisms in water and agricultural management.
Before joining IISD, she was a policy analyst with Manitoba Conservation, conducted policy and legislative analysis and coordinated the Manitoba Round Table for Sustainable Development. She has also been an environmental consultant on issues ranging from environmental education, sustainable community development to governance structures for effective resource management.
- How to Best Manage Water Retention Sites to Protect Manitoba's EnvironmentWater retention sites—vital for protecting Manitoba from floods—must be well managed so Manitobans can enjoy the abundance of additional environmental benefits they can bring.