Krishna C Prasad, Ph.D. : Dr. Prasad is a Senior Lecturer in Land and Water Development at UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education based in Netherlands. He brings over 20 years of professional experience largely in Nepal, USA, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya and Netherlands. He has extensive field level experience, both practical and research, related to improving performance of irrigation, strengthening water users’ organizations through participatory approaches, performance monitoring and evaluation, and associated institutional measures. In recent years, his work has focused on decision support systems for planning and managing water resources at river basin level to match hydrological objectives with social and economic policy objectives. His interest areas include: improving agricultural water productivity, participatory irrigation development and management, integrated river basin management, performance monitoring and evaluation, training, policy and institutional development.