Dr. Tanuja Ariyananda has been instrumental and played a lead role in formulating and operationalizing SARNET. Dr Ariyananda is a hydro biologist with a passion for promoting and campaigning for sustainable water resources management.
Mr. Rajindra Ariyabandu has been a mentor and has been instrumental in operationalizing SARNET. He is a development researcher with a special interest in water resources management and community development
He is the pioneer in introducing the pumpkin-shaped tank to Sri Lanka. Eng. Hapugoda is a WATSAN engineer in the field of community development through social and infrastructure development.
Mr Aheeyar Mohammed
senior researcher in water resources management and agrarian development
The former Chairman of the Lanka Rainwater Harvesting Forum Mr. Aheeyar Mohammed has long years of experience in designing and executing multidisciplinary research and training projects in the areas of agrarian development and natural resources management with a special focus on socioeconomic, and institutional issues associated with natural resources management
Prof Christina Shanthi has been able to interpret the robust academic research on rainwater and groundwater recharging to be adapted by the development sector by presenting at SARNET knowledge-sharing initiatives
He is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Space Science, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, and Space4Water ProfesionalSpace4Water Professional United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
development practitioner and specialist in rebuilding and adapting rainwater harvesting for post-disaster situations.
Mr. Zaheer Gardezi has generously offered his time and experiences in water conservation and rainwater harvesting with audiences of SARNET initiatives to exchange knowledge and learning as a resource person at webinars, international conferences of SARNET, and a member of the SARNET international conference steering committee
Dr Manoj Samuel Executive Director of the Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM), Kozhikode, India has joined the SARNET team of technical experts to share the technologies developed and popularized on water resources management
South Asia Rainwater Network
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