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Halima Bawa-Bwari – Deputy Director for Vulnerability and Adaptation

Halima Bawa-Bwari Deputy Director
Halima Bawa-Bwari
Deputy Director

Halima Bawa-Bwari has a Master’s Degree in Zoology. She has worked with the Federal Ministry of Environment since the early 90s as an Environmental Scientist. Over the years, she has had working experiences covering Nature Conservation and Management, Industrial Compliance Monitoring and Biosafety Management.

She coordinated the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem (GCLME) project, she was the National Focal Point for the Abidjan Convention, RAMSAR Convention on Wetlands, Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) Coastal and Marine Biodiversity and the Global Taxonomy Initiative.

Currently, she is the Deputy Director for Vulnerability and Adaptation in the Climate Change Department.  Her work covers being a negotiator for Nigeria on Climate Change Adaptation issues. She also handles Coastal Resilience, Lake Chad Basin Climate Change Resilience and Climate Finance issues including the Green Climate Fund and the Green Bonds, amongst others.

Away from work, she likes sightseeing, meeting people, reading, creative writing, counseling and volunteering but most of all, she loves spending time with family……

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One comment

  1. Abdulrazak Tijjani Kura

    With due humble regard Sir/Ma.
    I am Abdulrazak Tijjani Kura from Kano state Nigeria, currently undergoing a master degree at Saclay university France.
    I studied geography at my undergraduate studies, and now pursuing mater degree on Adaptation to climate change. I am here to request if i can send my application for internship?
    Toward the end of my program i will be ask to go for internship as part of the compulsory act of fulfilling the master program. Please permit me to know my eligibility, i have a keen interest in this field with a strong intention of sensitizing the Nigerian populace on negative impact of climate change especially the farmers across the country.
    My internship is going to be around May or June of next year.
    I will be very happy to hear from you Sir/Ma.
    Best regards

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