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Bezawit Adane Demisse

Bezawit Adane Demisse

History: Young Expert at WaterWorX - Ethiopia
YEP period 2018 - 2020, batch Tm1

Position after YEP

Hydrology and Water Resource Management Advisor for the Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE), Ethiopia

YEP Role

As a Young Expert, I undertake the following responsibilities in a professional manner in Waterworkx project.: Assessment of functional requirement of the MIS system and Development of Standardized Operational manuals/procedures (SOPs), and Utility KPIs and operationalization of benchmarking and Bench Marking experience sharing platforms.

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Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Publisher, Outlook, SPSS, Arc GIS, MapWindo, ILWIS and advanced knowledge and skills in word processing, spreadsheet and data management soft waress



Nationality: Ethiopian

  • BSc Degree in Soil and Water Engineering Management, Haramaya University, Ethiopia, (September 2004-July 2008)   
  • MSc Degree in Watershed Management and Water Supply, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia in collaboration with Cornell University, USA, (February 2010-December 2011) 
  • MSc Degree in Water Science and Engineering specialisation in Hydrology and Water Resource, UNESCO_IHE, Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Netherlands, (October 2012 - April 2014) 

Experience before YEP

  • Supervising Engineer at Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority (AWSA)
  • Project Engineer at Ethiopia Rainwater Harvesting Association (ERHA) 
  • Lead Consultant on Water Engineering at O.P.I.N consultancy plc. 
  • Junior Professional Consultant at MetaMeta
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Organisation: WaterWorX
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