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Rianne van Dorp

Rianne  van Dorp

History: Young Expert at - Mali
YEP period 2016 - 2018, batch 9

Position after YEP

Technical advisor at Programme Integrated Water Management, Haiti

YEP Role

I work as a Young Water Expert within the PCA-GIRE project, which is a project for IWRM in the Niger River Basin, and is implemented by the Direction Nationale de l’Hydraulique. I will work with the group responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of water quality and quantity. One day a week I work at the Akvo office in Bamako, since Akvo tools such as ‘Akvo Flow’, are used within DNH for example for the mapping of water points in Mali.

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  • I am goal oriented

  • Theoretical knowledge of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) principles

  • Adaptive

  • Organisation and planning

  • Analytical


Nationality: Dutch
Education: Land and Water Management BSc, Van-Hall Larenstein, Development and Rural Innovation MSc, Wageningen University


Experience before YEP

  • Intern at Vitens Evides International working for the Blantyre Water Board in Malawi
  • Intern at Aveiro University working within the research team for erosion studies
  • Intern at TU Delft in cooperation with UNESCO-IHE - Researching ‘perceptions of IWRM’ in Ayeyarwady River Basin in Myanmar
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