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Kerstin Danert, PhD

Kerstin Danert
Water and Sanitation Specialist

Kerstin Danert is a rural water supply specialist focusing on developing in-country capacity with respect to operation and maintenance, cost-effective borehole drilling, technology adoption and sector performance monitoring. Her work has involved integrating institutional, socio-economic, cultural, political and technical aspects of rural water supply service provision in developing countries. She has provided face to face advisory and capacity development services to national and local Governments, NGOs and the private sector in over 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa as well remote support for many more. She lived and worked in Uganda for ten years up to 2008, when she moved to Switzerland to join Skat. Since 2009 she has led the secretariat of the Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN).