Managing Water Disasters and Minimizing the Vulnerability of Mozambique to Floods
Minister Roberto White
Minister of Public Works and Housing
This paper was presented to the вЂњ6th Annual Water Africa 2001вЂќ conference held 18-19 September 2001.
It is reproduced here by permission of the organisers, Terrapinn.
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About the author:
The Honourable Minister Roberto White graduated in Civil Engineering at Eduardo Mondlane University and completed the course in Civil and Mining Technical Engineering. He was an active member of the Academic Association of Mozambique during the liberation that was for national independence.
In 1990 the Minister worked at the National Directorate of Water as A consultant and coordinator of the вЂњWater Resource for Development ProjectвЂќ. He was involved in the construction of Pequenos Libombos Dam as the Project Director and in 1988 was appointed as general manager of the вЂњUnidade De Direccao de Aproveitamentos HidraulicosвЂќ.
The Minister worked at the Ministry of Public Works and Housing in The planning division and was later nominated as Provincial Director of Public Works and Housing in Maputo. He is currently Minister of Public Works And Housing.