Research and Professional Interests
Kerstin Danert is a water supply and sanitation specialist, who also manages the Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) a global knowledge network for rural water supply technologies and approaches.
Kerstin Danert has worked as a water supply and sanitation specialist for twelve years, with specific field experience in Uganda, Niger, Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia and Malawi. Her work has included programme planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as the provision of advisory and capacity building services to national and local Governments, NGOs and the private sector. She has undertaken considerable consultancy work as well as applied research with respect to cost-effective water well drilling as well as the sustainability of rural water supplies and the adoption of appropriate, low cost water supply technologies. Now based at Skat, Switzerland, Dr Danert manages the secretariat of the Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) a global knowledge network for rural water supply technologies and approaches.
JHU Water Magazine articles authored:
Water and Health
rural water supply, technologies, cost, sanitation, program planning