Bernita Doornbos

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Head of Water & Infrastructure
Bernita Doornbos

Bernita Doornbos is leading the Water and Infrastructure area of Helvetas since May 2019. An agricultural engineer, specialized in irrigation, she has been working in rural development since 1996 in Latin America. Her experience includes smallholder irrigation, integrated water resources management, climate change adaptation and contributing to knowledge management in these fields. Prior to working for Helvetas, Bernita did research on the use of sprinkler irrigation by small farmers in the Andes with Wageningen University and worked with SNV as irrigation advisor.