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Njaka Rasoamanambola

Njaka Rasoamanambola

YEP period 2014 - 2016, batch 4

Young Expert at Practica Foundation - Madagascar

First position after YEP

Project Coordinator at Practica Foundation Madagascar

YEP Role

I worked with Practica Foundation as a Project manager, and was involved in the research and development of new solutions for water catchment. Supported by Practica headquarter team, I contributed to the works on the design, tests, assessment and dissemination related to the improvement of manual drilling, rainwater harvesting and other water supply technologies.

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I am an analytical person who works structured and systematic. I am a very flexible person able to work in groups. Interdisciplinary thinking is an important aspect of the work I am doing at the moment. I am curious and eager to learn new things and new challenges.



Nationality: Malagasy

  • Civil engineer: Diploma of Civil Construction Engineer
    InstitutSupérieur de Technologies d’Antananarivo- Madagascar
    Theme of thesis: “Studies of a 10 floors building fondations on marchy soil”
  • Civil engineer: License Diplomas
    InstitutSupérieur de Technologies d’Antananarivo- Madagascar
    Theme of thesis: “Water supply of the Charemeraie building complex”


Experience in Water

  • Ivory Coast: training of workshop in the production of manual drilling tools
  • Benin: Geo-hydrology training for local well drilling teams

Experience in sanitation

  • Diagnosis on USAID funded sanitary blocks filling rate, design of sludge management plans, trainings of managers, building sludge treatment facilities (sludge dryers, compost pits); Baseline surveys for the development of WASH projects
  • Technical support to the baseline studies and practical tests in the frame of the project untitled “Pilotinga latrines emptying service in Ambositra”

Experience in Construction

Designer computer, Engineer Construction, structure analysis

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