ACEF Speaker

S.A. Prathapar

Prathapar & Associates

"Internationally reputed water management specialist with a proven track record working in sustainable development, food security, irrigation, and hydrogeology, with extensive experience in groundwater management for agriculture and mining. I am currently advising on water management projects in Pakistan, Uzbekistan, the Maldives, Bangladesh, Micronesia, and Australia. Previous employers include the Asian Development Bank, The Philippines; the NSW Department of Planning and Environment, Australia; the International Water Management Institute (Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka); Sultan Qaboos University, Oman; CSIRO Australia; the University of Arkansas, USA; and the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Ability to provide high-level strategic advice at the senior management level and proven skills in representing organizations in international forums, before government agencies, with industry bodies, and in the scientific research community. Postgraduate degrees in irrigation and groundwater hydrology from Texas A&M University, USA."


  • Session 1.4: Renewable Energy for Transport, Agriculture and Other Sectors