Andrew Takawira

Title: Senior Technical Advisor

Country: South Africa

Institution: Global Water Partnership- Africa Coordination Unit

Email Address: A.Takawira@cgiar.org

Andrew started his career working in water and environmental engineering consultancy and then expanded his scope of work into the development sector - working for IUCN and GWP. Experienced in water resources management and development, working in a number of countries in Africa and over the years, he has been involved in water resources planning at national and regional level.

He is currently the Senior Technical Advisor for GWP Africa Coordination Unit, providing technical leadership in the implementation of projects which manage the risk of climate change to development in Africa. He also provides expertise in investment planning, project development and financing. Andrew’s experience in the in the development sector has allowed him to engage with policymakers, development finance institutions, international cooperating partners, private sector, government practitioners and civil society at large.