Balgis Osamn-Elasha

Balgis Osamn-Elasha

Balgis Osman-Elasha, a Sudanese scientist, is at the forefront of global research on climate change and a winner of the UNEP’s (United Nations Environment Program) ‘Champions of the Earth’. A Nobel Peace Prize laureate (December 2007) as a leading author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports, she has produced groundbreaking work on global warming – the defining challenge of our era – in Africa, with an emphasis on northern and eastern Africa. As Principal Investigator with the Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR) based in Khartoum, she focuses her work on sustainable development. Her expertise lies in vulnerability and adaptation assessment including documenting greenhouse gas inventories.

 

 

 

 
Originally posted by the amazing Ola Dia, creator of Twitter page: @Sudan_Voices, posted on her blog (http://oladiab.com/2011/05/28/sudanese-who-made-it-big/) who has given me so much hope, inspiration, and makes me proud to be able to call myself Sudanese 😉

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