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Anura W.

Safeguards (social & environment), Social Impacts Assessment, Monitoring & Evaluation and Baseline Study

Master's DegreeUniversity of Peradeniya

New Zealand

Summary

Forty years of progressive professional work in over 20 country-governments, dozens of NGOs and civil society groups and 10 major donor agencies including the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, JICA, UNDP and the MCC, in the capacity of team leader or/and senior specialist, completing over 100 assignments and producing high-quality outcomes. Excellent skills in the management of cross-cultural issues, a fine track-record covering all safeguard aspects for major donor agencies and a comprehensive knowledge on baseline survey, monitoring & evaluation and social impact assessment covering areas including: on poverty reduction, community governance, gender mainstreaming, rural development and community-based resource management and water resources. Proven writing skills with over 150 published materials where some publications have attracted over 6,000 down-loads. Membership in professional associations include the Past General Secretary and life member, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science and membership in several other international Associations i.e. International Association for Impact Assessment, International Public Participation Association, New Zealand Association for Impact Assessment. Delivered over 30 training sessions.

Experience

  • monitoring / evaluation
  • climate change
  • migration
  • development aid
  • development
  • sri lanka
  • china
  • pakistan
  • afghanistan
  • laos
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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