Soil Protection and Rehabilitation Expert,
GIZ – GOPA

 

Areas of Expertise
Civil Society, Climate Change, Environment, Global Food Security, Green/Sustainable Energy, Indigenous People, Millennium Development Goals, Poverty and Inequality, Sustainable Development, The Global South, Women’s Rights

Region of Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa

Background
Msc. in Environmental Legislation and Management (ELM) with a BSc. in Horticulture. Certificate courses in Land Matters: Integrating Soil Degradation Concerns and Solu-tions into Soil Policy Processes; Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) by GIZ and University of Leeds and International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT); Food Nutrition Security – A Multi-sectoral perspective by GIZ; Introduction to Resilience for Development, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Stockholm Resilience Centre, Swedbio, NBSAP Forum; International Training Course on Agriculture and Resilience by Centro Ecologico- Brazil and Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC); Introduction to Resilience Thinking Principles, Gender Justice and Food Security by Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC), Stockholm Sweden; Certificate in Climate change adaption in agriculture and natural resources management: policy making and programming for sustainable development by Wageningen University (Netherlands) and Makerere University; Carbon Markets and Trade Including Development of Project Development Document by Kenya Forest Research Institute (KEFRI); and Leadership and Teambuilding by the British Council, Nairobi. Consulting advisor for protection and rehabilitation in degraded agricultural lands and catchment areas of Kenya utilizing Conservation Agriculture (CA) Principles for on-farm protection and watershed/catchment management for rehabilitation. Agricultural land leasing arrangements for women; organic and sustainable farming for smallholder farmers, Participatory Guarantee System for organic certification, rural women empowerment, organizational development, agricultural and environmental policy and programme development, and Local Subsidy instruments administration for Civil Society Organizations

Recent ACUNS Activity

ACUNS Annual Conference, The UN And Africa: Progress Towards Achieving the SDGs at Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

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Updated July, 2019