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Lona Issaka

Climate change expert

Agrhymet Regional Center

I have a basic training of Engineer in meteorology. I defended a thesis in Geography on climate risks and the cultivation practices of millet and sorghum in Niger. I have 20 years of experience in: (i) data management, processing and analysis in agro-hydro-meteorology; (ii) participation in CILSS, FAO, WFP, Fews Net joint missions as for the Preliminary Crop Assessment and Food Situation in West Africa; (iii) coaching senior technicians, engineers in agro-meteorology and masters in climate change, sustainable development and sustainable land management and I have 6 years of experience in facilitating a knowledge sharing platform on climate change and sustainable land management and integration of the climate change dimension into national, sectoral and local (municipalities) policies in the CILSS region.