Cyr Franck Ahononga

Water & Sanitation Expert

Areas of expertise:

  • Conception and controlling of hardware work with regards to dam, irrigated schemes and rural roads
  • Situation appraisal
  • Design and management of WASH programs in rural and urban context
  • Advising support for skills transfer to decentralized structures

Cyr Franck Ahononga is a water and sanitation engineer with a proven experience in the areas of situation appraisal, design and management of WASH programs in rural and urban context and advising support for skills transfer to decentralized structures.

Key data

Nationality Beninese
Qualification (Institute) MSc Infrastructure Engineering – Water Supply and Sewerage option (Odessa State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture UKRAINE)
Working languages French , English (intermediate)
Years of Experience 23
Country experience and regional expertise West Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, TogoEast Africa: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
Select projects, roles, achievements and publications
  • ‘’Programme Eau Potable pour les Populations des Grands Lacs’’, PEPP, regional program covering 3 countries: DRC (South Kivu), Rwanda (western province) and Burundi (Ngozi province): Technical Deputy
  • Atakpame (Togo) Drinking Water Supply Project: Project Coordinator
  • World Bank Water and Sanitation Program: Expert in the implementation of the program in Benin.
  • Rural Drinking Water Supply Project of Mopti (Mali): Project Coordinator
  • Rural Drinking Water Supply Project in south Benin (4th phase): Coordinator Deputy
  • ”Programme Initiative Eau « Pot commun »”: Technical Deputy
  • Review of the implementation of the water and sanitation program budget for 2007, 2006 and 2005 with KFW funding in Benin: Expert Consultant
  • Project to rehabilitate rural access roads in the northern departments of Benin: Coordinator Deputy
  • Project to build 6 barrages in Burkina Faso: Coordinator
Key clients
  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
  • French Development Agency (FDA)
  • European Union (EU)
  • world Bank (WB)
  • German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  • African Development Bank (ADB)
  • Ministries of Water and Energy, Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Togo
Affiliations and networks
  • Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN)
  • Hydraulique sans Frontière
  • National Order of Civil Engineers of Benin (ONIC)