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Mr RUZIMA Salvator

1. Education: Science Graduate (Bac+4) - Geological and Mineralogical Group -, “Université Catholique de Louvain” (Belgium, 1982) with specialised training in Physical Geography, Geomorphology and Tropical Climatology at “Université d’Etat de Liège” (Belgium, 1986). 2. Major in- service training include: training of trainers on Environmental Impact Assessment (2013); training on Result Based System (2008); Environment Impact Assessment(2004); land law (1994); geological statistical data processing(1989). 4. Professional experience within public administration (23 years): I’ve occupied several posts of responsibility including the followings: Director General for Rural Development (1996-2005); Technical Advisor: Office of the Minister of Land Management and Environment, Responsible for the Unit of Planning and Coordination of Surveys, Programmes and Budgets (1993-1996); Director, Department of Land Planning and Land Register, Ministry of Land Planning, Tourism and Environment (1991-1993); Deputy Director, Department of Mining and Quarries, Ministry of Energy and Mines (1990-1991); Head of Cartography –Topography Unit in the Department of Geology (1982-1990). 5. Experience in environmental project implementation (5 years): National Project Coordinator, Nile Transboundary Environmental Action Project (NTEAP), under UNOPS Contract (2006-2009); National Project Coordinator – Capacity Building for Improving the Quality of Greenhouse Gas Inventories (West and francophone central Africa) - Project UNDP/GEF RAF02/G31 (2005-2006). 6.Experience in consultancy: several studies (more than 40) in the environment sector carried out as an individual consultant or as an expert’s team member, since 1996. Several themes were covered (environmental impact assessment, climate change, renewable energy, environmental policy and strategies formulation,...). 7. Membership in professional organisations: Member of the Burundian Association for Environmental Impact Assessment (ABEIE). 6. Communication skills: I speak and write French very easily and use English as a working language.
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Experienced in environmental services


Climate change; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Water management

Available for:

Consultancy; Consultancy to Parties; Consultancy to support reporting process

Contact details:

​Adress:  32, Avenue Nyanzuki , Gikungu, Bujumbura
PO. Box: 3672 Bujumbura
Mobile: +257 78823459
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