TAA CV - Mr David Frank Hallett Giles

Personal data
Year of Birth: 1944 TAA Member No: 339
Contact Address: 52 Oakwood Road
Bristol BS9 4NT
United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Permanent Phone Number: +44 (0) 117 9621592 Mobile Phone No: 07586-318756
Email Address: dgiles@onetel.com Personal Webpage: http://www.david-giles.co.uk/
Record of posts and assignments
Year Job Title Organisation Country Responsibilities
2014 & 2013 Agricultural Specialist Hatch Mott Macdonald/USAID Tanzania Irrigation and Rural Roads Infrastructure Project 2. Feasibility Study of four irrigation projects in the Kilombero Valley.
2014 Agricultural Expert Lahmeyer/Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development Sudan The aim of the study is to assess the present and projected situation of food security for the Arab countries in terms of major commodities such as grains, sugar, vegetable oil, meat, and dairy products, as well as fodder, and to develop an integrated short and long term sectoral plan for food security projects to be implemented in Sudan to contribute to food security for the Arab countries.
2013 Agronomist Lahmeyer/World Bank Kenya Review and update a Feasibility Study for Lower Nzoia Irrigation Project
2009 & 2011 Irrigation Engineer SMEC/ World Bank Kyrgyzstan Assisting with the development of irrigation demonstration plots and training
2010 & 2011 Agronomist Lahmeyer/Arab Funds Sudan Upper Atbara Irrigation Project. Preparing a development plan for irrigation from two dams.
2010 Chief Agronomist Lahmeyer/Arab Funds Sudan Kenana and Rahad II Irrigation Projects Investigating alternatives to irrigated agriculture.
2010 & 2009 Agronomist Halcrow/ World Bank Ethiopia Feasibility study for 80,000 ha of irrigation and drainage schemes
2007-8 Chief Agronomist Lahmeyer/Arab Funds Sudan Proposing alternative development scenarios for 4 l750,000 ha of irrigation, mainly on vertisol soils.
2005-7 EU Agronomist Sogreah/ EAR Kosovo Training, Irrigation Manual, demonstration plots
2006 Water Management Expert DHV/ Govt of NL Egypt Investigating rise in the levels of Lake Qarun and the fall in levels of the lakes in Wadi Rayan
Skills, expertise and qualifications
Principal Discipline:  Agriculture/Irrigation
Subsidiary fields: Agronomy, Soil and Water Conservation, Irrigation, Research, Extension, Land reclamation, Training
Higher education: BSc Agriculture (Reading University) 1967 MSc Soil and Water Engineering (Silsoe) 1971.
Countries worked in:  Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Burma, Egypt, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Mauritius, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Somaliland, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Languages: English (mother tongue)
Last Updated: 27/07/2014