Name: Ing Sabastian Salia YIAH
Current Position: Zonal Infrastructure Specialist – Central Zone
Profession: Agricultural / Irrigation Engineer
Corporate membership: Ghana Institution of Engineers, Member in Good standing.
A professional Agricultural / Irrigation Engineer with 15 years’ experience in rural infrastructure development especially in Civil construction supervision such as irrigation development, feeder roads and warehouses and pack houses.
A member of Ghana Institution of Engineers (in Good standing) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).
Qualifications; B. Sc. Agricultural Engineering (KNUST, 1999), MBA Project Management (GIMPA, 2013), post graduate Certificate in Design, Installation and Evaluation of Different Irrigation Systems (ACSAD-Syria Rep, 2006), Post graduate Certificate in Sustainable Management of Irrigation and Drainage Projects (Tsukuba-TBIC, Japan, 2007).
He previously worked in the following capacities: Assistant Irrigation Engineer of ICOUR Ltd (2001-2004), Engineer of Ghana Irrigation Development Authority(GIDA) (2005-2008), Programme Engineer of Northern Region Poverty Reduction Programme(NORPREP)/MLGRD/IFAD(2009-2010), Regional Infrastructural Engineer of Ghana Social Opportunities Project(G-SOP)/MLGRD/WB (2011-2015).
He is organized and passionate about Rural Engineering work through versatility, ability to work under pressure and diligence.
With the proven wealth of experience in the implementation of donor-funded projects in pro-poor environments such as above, He is confident GASIP presents him with yet another opportunity to pursue higher goals of his career by effectively contributing towards the attainment of strategic goals of the larger community.