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Edin Davila Burga

Edin Davila Burga

YEP period 2022 - 2024, batch BD

Young Expert at Blue Deal - Peru

YEP Role

As a Technical Assistant in Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM), I work at the Technical Secretary of the Water Resources Council of the basin Chira-Piura in Perú for Waterschap Noorderzijlvest. I am responsible for:

  • providing technical assistance within the technical team responsible for the process of updating the IWRM plan
  • supporting the organisation of meetings of participating stakeholders to promote knowledge transfer and linked to international approaches
  • support the development of advocacy actions for the implementation of IWRM projects with Regional Governments, Local Governments and institutions with competence in the water sector
  • support planning and implementation of technical proposes in the Regional Water Found - FORASAN Piura
  • support in the preparation of monitoring and evaluation reports on the implementation of the Water Availability Development Plans
  • all functions are to support local management of Blue Deal project Perú


  • Changes Adaptation, perseverance, self-learning
  • Effective resolution problems
  • Experience working with peasant communities
  • Project Management
  • Experience monitoring of development projects


  • Nationality: Peruvian
  • Education: Bachelor in Civil Engineering at Piura University

Experience before YEP

I worked in NGO AIDER (Association for Research and Integral Development):

  • Project Coordinator of Project “Adaptation of water resources management to climate change” (AWRM CC). Responsible for approaching private companies to be part of the Regional Water Fund - FORASAN Piura and to invest in the conservation and protection of ecosystems, teamwork was achieved in the formulation of the strategic plan of FORASAN Piura, make synergy with regional government, local municipalities and other institutions involved in WRM
  • Field technician of the AWRM CC Project. Support to formulate ecosystem-based adaptation projects, reforestation with saplings the native forest with peasant communities, implementation of a hydrological monitoring system, supervision of the design and implementation of agroforestry plots with technician irrigation and infiltration ditches
  • Responsible for institutional monitoring of the North Headquarters (Piura, Tumbes and Lambayeque regions). Elaborate follow-up reports on projects and actions implemented in the Piura, Tumbes and Lambayeque regions, responsible for the implementation of planning workshops and compliance reports
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