Delphine Magara

Junior Water Advisor

     Areas of expertise

  • Water Governance
  • Youth and Minorities Empowerment
  • Sociopolitical and Institutional analysis
  • Knowledge-Sharing, Network Management, Qualitative Research, Participatory Methods

Delphine Magara is a trained Anthropologist, holding a Master’s degree in Development Studies with a major in Sustainable Development. She specializes on local and transboundary water governance, bringing expertise in inclusion of marginalized populations. At Skat, Delphine is a backstopper of the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC)’s thematic network on water (RésEAU). She facilitates peer-learning within SDC and its partner entities, through a variety of activities: webinars, workshops, compilation of news, capitalization of projects and facilitating learning journeys. Delphine has several years of experience in capacity-building in the water sector for young professionals and students in low-resource contexts.

Key data

Qualification (Institute) Master in Development Studies (Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies)

Bachelor of Arts in Social Anthropology (University of Bern)

Working languages Fluent: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Basic knowledge: Russian

Nationality Swiss
Years of Experience 2
Country experience and regional expertise Greece, North Macedonia, Serbia, Switzerland, Nepal, Zambia, Nicaragua
MENA Region
Selected projects, roles, achievements and publications Backstopping of RésEAU: Network communication, support in regional knowledge-sharing activities

Regional Backstopping Leader for Sub-RésEAU MENA : facilitates peer-learning within MENA-based SDC officers and its partner entities, through a variety of activities: webinars, (e-) workshops, capitalization of projects and facilitating learning journeys about the regions’ relevant water issues.

Key clients Swiss Development Cooperation SDC
Affiliations and networks RésEAU, Climate Disaster Risk Reduction and Environment Network (CDE)