Expertise: Biodiversity / Nature Conservation, Climate Change

Dr. Balgis Osman Elasha is a Senior Researcher at the Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources in Sudan and a lead author of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Dr. Balgis Osman Elasha holds a PhD in Forestry Science, Masters in Environmental Science and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) with honors in Forestry and Agricultural Science. She has more than 17 years’ experience on different climate change issues with a special focus on vulnerability and adaptation assessment related to African countries and the Middle East. Balgis Dr. Osman Elasha is a past winner of the UNEP Champions of the Earth Award for outstanding environmentalists and a member of the IPCC Lead Authors-Nobel Peace Prize winners in 2007.

Drivers of Greenhouse Gas emissions in Africa: Focus on agriculture, forestry and other land use

Women…In The Shadow of Climate Change

NDCs to Foster Water-Energy-Food and Environmental Security through Transboundary Cooperation in the Nile Basin

Biodiversity and ecosystem services on the African continent – What is changing, and what are our options?