UNCCD National focal point I am interested as professional, most important thing is share knowledege and to find useful information for combating desertification. I am forest engineer and have experience on watershed management. Project preparation and implementation on soil conservation. Rural development.
Dr. Mohammad Rahimi
Working on West Asia(Iran, Afghanistan) climate change impacts on agriculture and water resoureses and climate modelling.
Ismail Muhammad NRM Specialist
Coordination and Networking with various national, regional institutions both government and non- government. Work as an ICIMOD country focal point for Afghanistan. Management and coordination of regional action research programmes. Resource Person for Co- Management Training for partners and communities Ability to conduct national and regional training and workshops -Closely worked with national programme implementing institutions in China, Bhutan, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. -Extensively contributed to the development of ICIMOD Regional Rangeland Programme III. -Contributed to number of articles and conference papers. -Managed various AKRSP assisted forestry projects within Chitral with annual disbarment of Rs. 3 million. -Directly Supervised 10 project field staff in forestry projects -Rangeland Management Action Research -Community Mobilization and Development -Participatory Planning, monitoring and Evaluation
Dr. Mehdi Ghorbani
I am Assistant Prof. at faculty of natural recources , University of Tehran. My research background consist of Natural Resources Co-Management, Natural Resources Governance, Sustainable Development, Social Networks in Natural Resources Management, Indigenous Ecological Knowledge in natural resources management and Human-Environment Systems Modeling. I am Manager of Environmental sociology group in Iranian Sociology Society. Also, I am manager of some projects in Iranian governmental Organizations about Resources Management.
Dr Nkoyok jacdueline PhD
research on environmental management, training on land mangement agro ecology ,advocacy,capacity building
Fady Asmar, Agriculture and Forest Engineer, Ecosystem Management , Mediatot
Combating Desertification and Land Degradation; Climate Change; Sustainable Land Management; Mediation and Conflict Resolution; Strategy, policy and management of ecosystems, forests and rangelands, including: watershed management, silviculture, ecotourism, forest education, agro-silvo-pastoral systems, cultural aspects of biodiversity, protected areas, socio-economic aspects, integrated rural development, and project formulation and monitoring; Sustainable Rural Development; Education; Sustainable Livelihood Approach. Strong extra-professional experience in humanitarian and youth related organizations.
Tayyab Shahzad; Sustainable Land Management Expert
Have twenty years experience of working in Sustainable Land Management (SLM), land use planning for SLM, environment, NRM, livelihood, food security, REDD+ and poverty reduction by involving community participation. Prepared related projects for approval from donors. Some of the projects prepared received funding from multilateral, national and private sector agencies. Implemented such projects on the ground. Collected relevant data for planning and assessments of related interventions. Established targets and performance indicators, monitored and appraised projects implemented by NGOs and Government departments, prepared Agreements. Involved in funding and reviewed disbursements. Did monitoring, reviewed impact assessment of projects, coordinated course correction and budget revision. Wrote policies, strategies and plans. Initiated/maintained contact with stakeholders. Provided inputs for audits, guidelines, manuals and standard operating procedures. Prepared ToRs and involved in selection of missions. Coordinated program of missions and consultants and followed up their recommendations. Prepared guidelines for local level fund establishment helpful in cost recovery of the funds provided through internal lending by Community Based Organizations. Identified and reported best practices and lessons learnt. Coordinated training workshops for the community and staff of government and NGOs.
Rossella Soldi; Environmental Expert
18 years of professional (post-graduate) experience in rural development with focus on environmental issues (including water, energy and climate change), agriculture and agro-industries, tropical forests, sustainable development, natural resources management, small-scale fishery, land use, crop status monitoring and food security. Has extensively worked in developing countries (including LDCs) since 1994. In-country professional experience in Asia (Indonesia, Laos, Bangladesh, The Philippines) and in the Pacific region (Solomon Islands with duty travel to Vanuatu, Fiji and Western Samoa) but also in Africa (Tunisia, Uganda), Moldova, Kyrgyzstan and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Has worked within EU and WB-funded projects in close liaison with national authorities, local agencies/institutions and NGOs. Familiar with the Logical Framework Approach and the PCM from project design to formulation, budgeting, implementation and evaluation. Strong skills in project accountancy review (accounting systems, financial reporting and expenses monitoring). Practical experience of M&E. Strong experience in indicator-based monitoring, through the use of impact and performance indicators (result-based-management) as well as regular (monthly, quarterly) reporting. Strong experience as assessor of EU programmes: (i) Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development’; (ii) Forestry, Environment and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources, including Energy; (iii) Asia Pro Eco; (iv) Tsunami and post-Tsunami; (v) SWITCH-Asia; and (vi) 7th FP Theme 6 ‘Environment, including Climate Change’. Projects were assessed also against cross cutting themes including poverty, gender issues, and community participation. Has regularly performed on-the-job training, capacity building and institutional strengthening tasks within cooperation projects. Over 10 years of team leadership and coordination of complex projects and technical assistants. Excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills in English (and Italian).
Mr. Dennis Fenton
Experience in over 50 countries on four continents; expertise in strategy and policy development, programme design and management, project design, monitoring and evaluation systems, partnership building, negotiation and advocacy, small grant facilities, knowledge management and resource mobilisation; significant experience coordinating large and complex technical assistance programmes and managing multi-cultural teams.
Juliane Zeidler, Senior Environmental Consultant
Communications and capacity building are key to transformation toward a more sustainable world. Under the umbrella of climate change, sustainable land management, biodiversity much needs to be done to enhance understanding for an enhanced decision making and management arena.
Francois Tapsoba, Economist
International Consultant having worked with several UN Agencies and African institutions on Policies, strategies and project development for SLM, desertification control and poverty reduction.
Bajrang Lal, Agribusiness Innovation
My life is guided by convention that we should strive to better place than we found. I was active volunteer in organizing agriculture management program during my childhood days for my own farm.
Emmanuel Oladipo, Climatologist
With a doctorate degree in Climatology and over 30 years of work experience, nearly half of which was with the UN System, as well as over two and half decades of interest in issues related to environment
Klaus Kellner, restoration ecologist
Research in Desertification, Land degradation and Drought related matters, including restoration and rehabilitation of degraded rangelands in arid- and semi-arid grass and savanna areas
DJORDJIJE VULIKIC, Consultant
My expertise is mainly focused on issues connected to climate change policy making, legislation, projects and programmes in respect to both mitigation of and adaptation to climate change.
Mr RUZIMA Salvator
Graduate in Geological and Mineralogical sciences (bac+4) from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium, 1982) with specialised training in Physical Geography, Geomorphology and Tropical Climatology
Ibrahima BANGOURA, Ingénieur des Eaux et Forêts
Spécialiste des écosystèmes de mangrove, consultant international en mangrove, Expert National chargé de la rédaction du rapport national sur la désertification (PRAIS) au compte de la CCNULD.
Dr Vivek Saxena
Experience in UNCCD web based PRAIS reporting for 4th & 5th National report, CST correspondent since 2010 and negotiated during CoP-10 & CoP 11 as country representative, more than 19 years experience.
Adhi Rachmat Hariyadi
Providing innovative, science-based solutions that address the environmental and natural resource management needs.
Dr. Liz Ng'ang'a
I hold a PhD in social sciences focusing on science, technology and development, an MSc in African Studies and a BA in Literature and English language.
Dr. David Elliott
Experience in determining microbial community structure at landscape scale and in relation to land management. Knowledge of the role of soil microbes in land-atmosphere carbon flux.
Nima Bah BARRY, Economist
With an MA in Economics, I am an environmental expert with more than 15 years’ experience working at national and international levels: African Union, UNCCD and Guinean Ministry of Environment.
Cheikh Mohamed Vadhel Cheikhna
Specialist in Capacity building for CSOs; Communication, Decentralized and Participatory Approaches; fundraising for environment protection, poverty alleviation and improvement of arid and desert land.
Professor (Dr.) Kamal Narain Joshi
Professor (Dr.) Kamal Narain Joshi born on April 28 1952 in the heart of Indian Desert city called Jodhpur. During last 30 years he has extensively studied the characteristics of Indian desert
Dr Paul Galbally
Qualified industrial and environmental Chemist; Ph.D in Biosystems Engineering obtained at UCD, Republic of Ireland. Currently employed on research into sustainable cultivation of energy crops.
Gorata Boikanyo, Agric Economist
Internships; Jobs in any sector; Fellowships / research; Advise and consultancy for NGOs, CSOs and others; Consultancy to Country Parties; Consultancy to support reporting process.
Ms. Sandra Piesik
Re-use of agricultural waste: I specialise in date palm leaf technologies and construction of building from date palms and other natural materials, particularity plants including agricultural waste.
Osero Shadrack Tengeya
I have done a Bachelor Degree in Environmental Studies (Resource Conservation), and several MOOCs related to environmental Law and Policy, Global Warming Science and Energy Technology and Policy.
Zoher Doctor - Social Entepreneur
Social Entepreneur in the Cottage Industry. We work for the upliftment of under privileged citizens through Livelihood Projects so as to Eradicate Poverty.
Dr. N.K.Bohra, presently working as Research officer, Jodhpur. I am holding PhD degree in Botany and have 24 years Research experience. I have more than 60 publications in different Journals.
German Kust, Professor
Working on desertification issues since 1988, mainly in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, but have an experience also in Africa, Asia and LAC.
Always connected with Social Media, like Linkedin, facebook, Twitter & Google+ profile or any other search engine by Kulwant bhabra.
Mr. Desalegn Terecha
Development Practictionnaier, who is qualified social anthropologist with a background in Economics.
Shhaideh Akram (PhD)
Expert in Agricultural Policy Design and Natural Resource Management mainly in Asia-Middle East/and partially in Romania.
Hudson Wereh, Environmentalist
Hudson Wereh holds a masters degree in Environmental Science and a diploma in project management. He's currently working with ICIPE (African Insect Science for Food and Health)'s Biovision Farmer Communication Programme as a programme Assistant.
I am a strategic planner with expertise in conceptualizing and developing new concepts, implementing them and making them successful business propositions.
Planning to change the environment by introducing awareness programs and practical solutions by involving the youth through educational practices.
Maria Vittoria Moretti, Environmental and Food Security
Graduated at Wageningen University (NL) in Environmental Sci. specialized in Ecosystem System Analysis. I’ve been working on ecosystem services in tropical forests of Chiapas. I am hard worker & passionate about the topic.
Dr. Ayinde Julius Olatunde
Julius Olatunde Ayinde of Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development was born in early 70s’. He served as Technical Assistant to the Supervisor of a Catholic-based NGO called Rural Development Project (RUDEP) in Osogbo.
Samuel Orecho, Environmental scientist
Experienced consultant and researcher in environmental science, climate change, water resources management. Also an academic, good at NGO management and project proposal writing.
Stefano Belluzzi, Psychologist
Cognitive Psychologist, specialized in Migration and Integration and Human rights. Job related areas are Health promotion and Green Culture.
Dr Nick Middleton, Scientific Researcher
Oxford University experienced dryland researcher on society-environment links and development, especially DLDD and climate change adaptation. Good knowledge of UNCCD processes and report writing.
Dr. Rachael Jonassen
Experienced consultant for government, commercial, and NGO clients on large and small projects in 20 countries.
Climate changes and safety trainer for school based programs .
Kudakwashe Magwedere: Livestock specialist
Specialties and Interests: Livestock health policy; Food regulatory affairs; Food Safety Systems Management &Risk analysis; Auditing & Food Quality assurance in Agri value chains.
Dr. Federico Togni
I am specialist on sustainable land management, environmental restore and programs of poverty reduction
Being trained at an active and intensive university environment, with the frequent researches, reports and presentations worked in group or individual, my soft skills are significantly improved.
Mr. Habib HELLALI
Watershed management Engineer/Forester with 12 years professional experience in community engagement in the local development process. deputy director on International cooperation and climate change.
Carolina Collaro, Architect
Architect M.Sc student in Global Change Ecology at Bayreuth University,Germany.Mayor expertises:sustainable development and education, ecosystem services planning and land restoration climate change
Mr. Ibrahim Hussein Mkwiru
With my experience in biodiversity, climate change, drought and water conservation I am offering my skills to work as a researcher in a team, consultant or project leader
Ecosystem based adaptations, Environmental management, environmental impact assessment, Green technologies, environmental reporting.
Raed Elferjani, PhD
I have a double expertise in agriculture sciences and sylviculture. I hold a bachelor degree and a Master degree in agricultural sciences and a PhD in environmental sciences (short rotation forestry).
Dr. Renata Thiebaut, Researcher
Renewable Energy Regulations in Emerging Countries are a growing field, but much can still be done to incentive international cooperation.
Naeke Mougombe Sixtus Etutu, Environmental Lawyer
I am an environmental lawyer with over 3 years of experience both in the academia and international organizations. My areas of consultancy experience is in land degradation, water law, climate change, food security and conflict management
DR. Deepak M. Kasote
Chemical standardization of herbs and food products and development of functional food products.
Frank Akampa (Mr)
I possess 8 years of professional experience in natural resource management, GIS & climate change.
Dr Shweta Singh
To utilize my experience, skills and qualification for the conservation of nature, biodiversity and the environment and welfare of the coming generation through and motivation awareness program.
Mr Javier G. Soria
Land and water resources, wetlands, water supply and sanitation, environmental sociology.
Nadya Mileva, Sustaonable Development Specialist
I am recent Master graduate in Environment and Resource Management with experience as a project coordinator and business developer. I posses strong interest in the area of sustainable development.
Dr. M. Anwar Hossen
Water Governance, Basin Community Livelihoods, natural disasters, Agriculture, South Asia
MSc Organic Agriculture, International Water Management with a thesis on vitalised water. With nine years of experience in consultancy, policy making and investigative green journalism.
Tasiyiwa Priscilla Madhibha, Forester
MY RESEARCH INTERESTS: I am interested in GIS and Remote Sensing and how it can be used to study and solve natural resources problems. In particular, how Remote Sensing techniques such as LiDAR can be
Mr. Dennis Ekwere
I work on local content information management filtered from the grassroots.
Cordula Ott, Social Anthropologist
My ideas on coherent approaches in global development and research approaches are rooted in over 20 years of work-experience in advice and practice on environment and development issues.
Claus Brehm, Forester
Forester with a MSc in Forest Ecosystem Science and a strong commitment with forests and people
Gemeda Terfassa Fida
I have done BSc in General forestry at Hawassa University Wondo Genet College of Forestry & Natural Resources in Ethiopia. I have always dreamed about studying abroad to gain wider scope of knowledge.
Dr. P K Das, Soil Scientist
Soil survey, soil collection, soil testing and recommendation; Recycling of Organic matter- low cost composting and vermicomposting;.
Am a Development Catalyst with 28 years of experience in managing human relationships, environmental and development initiatives especially on Community Resilience, have exposed to local Int Organizations
Marcia Sanhokwe, Animal Scientist
Holder of MSc degree in Animal Science. A proactive and self-motivated individual, quick to learn and adhere to set principles and objectives, ability to think outside the box .
Joab Wamari Agro-climatologist
Installation & maintenance of agro-meteorological equipment, networking M&E climate change in agiculture in developing countries.
I am in my last few months of a Master of Science degree in food systems and urban health in China and am seeking career opportunities in food security or urban health.
C T Neelima, Environmental Science
I have a bachelor's degree in Botany, Chemistry and Zoology and Master's in Environmental Science and technology. I hail from a agriculture background.I love nature and its associations.
Pierre Mathoux, Forest Engineer
Tropical forest resources specialist with 10 years of experience in Latin America and 4 years of applied research in GIS and remote sensing seeks new challenges in natural resources topics.
Dr. Imran Ahmad, Environmentalist
I would love to do teaching and Research in the field of Environmental science and Engineering including Remote sensing and GIS, Hydrology.
Mr. Eddy Patrick Donkeng
Fluent in both French and English, I am passionate and highly competent advocacy and media expert, skilled communicator, an innovative and creative thinker, solutions orientated and a self-starter.
I have interest in natural resource management. I want a job where can apply my knowledge and learn new so that I can contribute towards sustainable development.
Suchismita Mohapatra, Soil Scientist
The Soil, the reason of our existence!! The changing climate, the declining biodiversity and the depriving natural resources are craving for our help and support.
Mr. Jonathan Lee
Previous Research Assistant at University of Leicester with an MSc in GIS and Remote Sensing and advanced skills and (3-4 years) experience in both academic and commercial GIS / Remote sensing analyst
I have an MSc in Environmental Science from the University of Cologne, Germany and my research was on disaster risk reduction, risk and vulnerability assessment.
Dr. Amanullah, PhD & Post Doctorate in Agronomy
His research is focused on integrated nutrients (fertilizers, bio-fertilizers, organic manures) and water management for filed crops (cereals, pulses, oil-seed, fodder & forge crops etc.) production.
Dr. Dafna M. DiSegni
Specialized in market mechanism and policy design for natural resources use; sustainable development, REDD+ implementation
Anup VM, Soil Expert
Expert in soil survey, watershed identification, survey, mapping, soil studies, identification of problem areas, land use planning, land degradation studies, soil data interpretation for agriculture
Dr. Basavaraju Manu
Providing solutions for drinking water treatment to make it potable. Application of Advanced Oxidation Processes and Biological Processes for industrial wastewater treatment for reuse/recycle
Dr. Taiwo Osun, Agricultural Economist
Proven expertise in sustainable agriculture and environmental sustainability, technology transfer, promotion of competitive and market-led agriculture, entrepreneurship and gender mainstreaming
ALBA GENOVES, CLIMATE CHANGE SPECIALIST
Design of strategies and action plans for the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change on a local, regional and national level for both, private and public sector.
Dr Samuel Olajuyigbe, Forest Ecology
I am a forester by training and passionate about environmental issues. I am looking for opportunities that would help improve my skills in climate change and drought related matters.
Ms. Noha Mahmoud
My objective is to maintain an active involvement in development based-research that influence policy and decision making. I bring with me 4 years of multidisciplinary experience.
Juan Gabriel Urrego, Sanitary Engineer
Engineer and researcher specialized in the implementation of computational models to support decision making in the integral management of water resources.
Dr.Teresa Kathleen Connor
Anthropologist focusing on displacement, resettlement, land based livelihoods, and conservation areas in Southern Africa.
Francy Lisboa, Agronomist
Agronomist with PhD in Soil Science; consultant in Agri-Environmental indicators; R programmer; QGIS
Hydroponics, aquaponics, organic farming, permaculture, sustainable farming, food security, healthy food
TICHAFA T. MAKOVERE SHUMBA
22 years experience in permaculture and environmental issues in different African countries, north and south of the Equator.
FASLUDEEN.N.S, Food Processing Engineer
Food Process engineer, PhD scholar who is specialised in micro wave -vacuum drying modelling and designing,basic agriculture engineer with knowledge about machineries suitable for Indian condition.
Benedict Chijioke Oyiga, Dr. agr
I have research background in plant breeding, plant genetics, molecular genetics, genomics, QTL analysis, gene mapping, biotic and abiotic stress tolerance.
Dr T R Mathew, GIS/Remote Sensing Expert
Successful geospatial professional with PhD in Remote Sensing and Masters in GIS. Experienced working with the United Nations and other international consulting firms.
Mr. Md. Motaleb Hossain Sarker
I am interested in providing intellectual service for ecology, agriculture, water resources and any natural resources management.
Shivraj Sharma, Climate Resilience
Shivraj is a Chemical engineer with over 14 years of experience in the field of Sustainability, Environmental Management, Climate Change (mitigation & adaptation) and Disaster Resilience
Amruta Pujari, Environmental Engineer
I am Amruta Balappa Pujari, currently pursuing Masters in Environmental Engineering at Clemson University, USA. I have Bachelors in Chemical Engineering.
Mr Agripa Ngorima
Jan 2014 - June 2014 National University of Science and Technology (Zimbabwe) Trainee Forester: The Wattle Company October 2012- August 2013 Relief Biology teacher: May 2009-December 2009 Areas of speciality: Environmental Science Invasion Biology Social-ecological sciences Urban Forestry Forestry management Environmental Impact Assessment Wildlife Management Climate change adaptation and strategic planning Plant Physiology Silviculture Forest Harvesting
Onaolapo Emmanuel, Environmental Manager
Dynamic and uniquely inspired graduate, aspiring to work in a challenging and enabling environment where I can build skills and progress in my career whilst meeting the overall objective of the organization.
Purity Muthoni-Environmental Expert
Purity is an environmental expert with over 8 years of experience in environmental impact assessments, environmental audit,strategic assessment, climate change adaptation & environmental mainstreaming.