Policy, regulatory and organizational development to promote clean technology
Team Leader, Strategic Approach to Environmental Protection, India
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Under several assignments for USAID/India, Mr. Bando directed the design, implementation and monitoring of a five-year multimedia economic/environmental strategy linking PSP in infrastructure development to poverty alleviation and environmental improvements. Used pollution prevention to address a variety of environmental and energy efficiency issues, including independent power generation, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, transportation, bio-diversity, water-resource management, and industrial wastewater management. Developed sector-specific guidelines for bid preparation, review and evaluation; emphasized the role of the private sector in sustainable economic development. Assignment involved technical analysis, extensive dialogue with all parties at the state and national levels, coordination of input from various team members, and conflict resolution. Mr. Bando incorporated feedback from stakeholders into the final implementation program. Private Financing Institutions (PFIs) were intimately involved in strategy development. Project initiatives worth $80 million were identified and implemented (including the on-going Clean Technology Initiative cluster of seven inter-related activities).
Under Policy, regulatory and organizational development to promote clean technology
- Program Evaluation Advisor, Environmental Monitoring, Verification, and Evaluation (MVE) Project, Egypt
- Team Leader, Development of Operational Structure of Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board (GIDB), India
- Principal Investigator, Evaluation of the Impact of the Asian Financial Crisis on Private Sector Participation in Environmental Investments, Indonesia
- Team Leader, Examination of Program Premises of US-Asian Environmental Partnership (US-AEP) Project, USAID, Washington, D.C.