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Azahar Ali Pramanik

pramanikAutobiography of Author: Md. Azahar Ali Pramanik is a Bangladeshi by birth in 1st January of 1958. He has been working in Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) programme since 27 years. Currently, he works as the founder Executive Director of SPACE, an up-growing WASH & to dry-toilet implementing NGO and dedicated in promotion of WASH and dry-toilets in Bangladesh. He is affiliated with few WASH networks at home and abroad. He obtained MSS degree in Social Work from Rajshahi University in 1983. He has attended and presented papers in several training courses, workshop and conference on WASH and environment at home and abroad.

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Beshah Mogesse Behailu

Beshah Mogesse Behailu is lecturer at Arba Minch University in Ethiopia and a doctoral student at Tampere University of Technology with research focus of sustainable services of rural water supply. He particularly doing research in title “Community Manage Projects: For sustainable rural Water supply and sanitation services delivery”. Moreover, he holds an MSc in Water supply and Environmental Engineering from Arba Minch University (Ethiopia) in 2010. In his 11-year career he has served as practitioner engineer and academia in the area of water supply and sanitation.

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Christian Chibuzo Maduka

MAdukaChristian Chibuzo is a Communications and Outreach Specialist working for USAID Sustainable Water and Sanitation in Africa SUWASA | Nigeria an African regional initiative of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), with a mission of fostering the transformation of water and sanitation delivery services in Africa to achieve long-term financial sustainability through the application of market-based principles. SUWASA is designed to spread effective models of reform at the water utility and sector levels, and to facilitate innovative financing approaches for African water providers. Christian Maduka an experienced development communications and renowned broadcaster has worked estensively in Nigeria for local media and development agencies.

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Emmanuel Mutamba

EmmanuelMr. Emmanuel Mutamba is a Zambian citizen aged 47. He is a trainer and Social Worker. He is the Team Leader and founder member of the Green Living Movement (GLM). GLM is a Zambian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) established in 2000. Its core business is to contribute to poverty reduction through promotion of food and income security among local communities in Zambia and beyond through the use of sustainable land-use practices. GLM is also registered in Swaziland and Finland. He has participated in management, monitoring and evaluation, coordination and capacity development of five Dry sanitation projects in Zambia and Swaziland.

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Maria Söderström, Head of the Department Natural Resources and Environment, Novia University of Applied Sciences
Maria söderström

1954 Year of birth
1979 MSc in Food Science, Helsinki University, Finland
1979-84 Product developer, Valio
1987-90 Environmental Health Inspector, Karjaa municipality
1990-91 Head of the Womens Association Finlands Svenska Marthaförbund
1991-95 Ecological counseller, Finlands Svenska Marthaförbund
1995-2001 Informant at the waste management company Rosk’n Roll
2001- Lecturer and Head of Department at Novia University of Applied Sciences

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Pamela White

whitePamela White is a generalist, working with rural development, WASH issues, and gender and human rights. She works with a consulting company in Finland (FCG International) and carries out short term consultancies globally, but with a particular focus on Nepal. She is also currently working on a PhD in Development Studies with the University of Helsinki.

Title: Home Office Project Director, and short term consultant, including HRBA & GESI consultant

Name and Affiliation: Pamela White, FCG International, Rural Village Water Resources Management Project (RVWRMP) and Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project, Western Nepal (RWSSP-WN), NepalContact name: Pamela White

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Sanna-Leena Rautanen (M.Sc. Civ.Eng.)

Sanna-Leena Rautanen

Ms. Sanna-Leena Rautanen (M.Sc. Civ.Eng.) works as the Chief Technical Adviser of Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Western Nepal Phase II (2013 – ongoing) and earlier in the Rural Village Water Resources Management Project in Far and Mid Western Nepal (2009-2013). She has a particular interest in the capacity development and long term sustainability of the rural sanitation and water services, and on how the sector development could more efficiently address poverty alleviation, livelihoods, gender equality and social inclusion, and good local water governance.

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