Scope Africa regional and subregional assessment

2b Chapter 1
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Khaled Allam Harhash Nature Conservation Sector, Ministry of Environment Egypt Coordinating Lead Author
Mariteuw Chimere Diaw African Model Forests Network (AMFN) Secretariat Cameroon Coordinating Lead Author
Luis Tito De Morais Institute of Research for Development (IRD) France Coordinating Lead Author
Sarah Lindley University of Manchester United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Lead Author
Emma Archer Van Garderen CSIR Lead Author
Chioma Daisy Onyige Department of Sociology, University of Port Harcourt International Council for Science Lead Author
Athanasius Fuashi Nkwatoh University of Buea Cameroon Lead Author
Kalemani Jo Mulongoy Institute for Enhanced Livelihoods Democratic Republic of the Congo Lead Author
Christopher Golden Wildlife Conservation Society Madagascar Lead Author
Luciano Andriamaro Conservation International Madagascar Lead Author
Philip Ivey South African National Biodiversity Institute South Africa Lead Author
Nnyaladzi Batisani Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation Botswana Lead Author
Thomas Bornman South African Environmental Observation Network SAEON Lead Author
Phil Rene Oyono Council for the Development of Social Science Research, University of Illinois Review editor
2b Chapter 2
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Pierre Failler University of Portsmouth United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Coordinating Lead Author
Robert Kasisi Université de Montréal (UdeM) Canada Coordinating Lead Author
Claire Ntshane South African National Parks South Africa Lead Author
Emily Boyd University of Reading Sweden Lead Author
Ali Mahamane Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation OSS Lead Author
Gabrielle Lalanirina Rajoelison University of Antananarivo; Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Agronomiques. Département Eaux et Forêts Madagascar Lead Author
Achille Ephrem Assogbadjo University of Abomey-Calavi Benin Lead Author
Aventino Kasangaki Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation Uganda Lead Author
Asia Mohamed University of Khartoum, Institute of Environmental Studies Sudan Lead Author
Katja Heubach Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Germany Lead Author
Caroline Akachuku The Council , Michael Okapra University of Agriculture Umudike Nigeria Lead Author
Edu Effiom Cross River State Forestry Commission Cross River State Forestry Commission Nigeria Lead Author
Peter Elias Department of Geography, University of Lagos International Social Science Council (ISSC) Liaison expert
Gregor Schwerhoff Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC) Review editor
2b Chapter 3
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Marie Christine Cormier Salem Institute of Research for Development (IRD) France Coordinating Lead Author
Amy Dunham Rice University United States of America Coordinating Lead Author
Christopher Gordon University of Ghana Ghana Coordinating Lead Author
Bakwo Fils Eric Moise University of Maroua University of Maroua Lead Author
Israel Funso Adeniyi Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria Nigeria Lead Author
Benis N. Egoh UKZN South Africa Lead Author
Jerome Duminil Bioversity International France Lead Author
Nard Bennas Higher Education Ministry, University Abdel Malek Essaâdi Faculté des Sciences Lead Author
Harison Randrianasolo Conservation International Madagascar Lead Author
Lindsey Gillson University of Cape Town International Council for Science Lead Author
Mohammed Sghir Taleb Institut Scientifique, Université Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco Morocco Lead Author
Brahim Haddane Fondatin Mohamed VI pour la Protection de l'Environnement IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Lead Author
Dyhia Belhabib Canada Lead Author
Riziki Silas Shemdoe Ardhi University United Republic of Tanzania Lead Author
Mathieu Rouget University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa Lead Author
Ahmim Mourad Faculte des sciences de la nature et de la vie, University Abderrahmane Mira - Bejaia Algeria Lead Author
Aisha Elfaki Ministry of Animal Resourses and fisheries Sudan Lead Author
Teshome Soromesa Aurgessa Addis Ababa UNiversity Ethiopia Lead Author
Yaa Ntiamoa Baidu University of Ghana Review editor
2b Chapter 4
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Nicholas Oguge University of Nairobi Ecological Society for Eastern Africa Coordinating Lead Author
Luthando Edward Dziba South Africa Coordinating Lead Author
Dorothy Wanja Nyingi National Museums of Kenya/IISD Kenya Coordinating Lead Author
Joel Houdet African Centre for Technology Studies South Africa Lead Author
Odipo Osano Associate Professor, Centre for Culture Biodiversity and Policy Interface (CCBPI) International University Network on Cultural and Biological Diversity (IUNCBD) Lead Author
Rodwell Chandipo Zambia Environmental Management Agency Zambia Lead Author
Lucas Rutina Univesity of Botswana Okavango Research Institute - University of Botswana Lead Author
Benjamin Karmorh Jr Environmental Protection Agency of Liberia Liberia Lead Author
Olaotswe Kgosikoma Ministry of Agriculture Botswana Lead Author
Samuel Kasiki Kenya Wildlife Service Kenya Lead Author
Jacques Tassin CIRAD France Lead Author
Edson Gandiwa Chinhoyi University of Technology, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Lead Author
Souleymane Sanogo Ministry of secondary education and superior of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Lead Author
Graham Von Maltitz Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) UNCCD Liaison expert
Danielson Ramoz Kisanga University of Dar es Salaam United Republic of Tanzania Liaison expert
Alou Adamou Didier Tidjani Université Abdou Moumouni OSS Liaison expert
Opha Pauline Dube University of Botswana Review editor
Guy Midgley University of Stellenbosch Review editor
2b Chapter 5
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Fred Kizito International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) Uganda Coordinating Lead Author
Reinette Biggs Stellenbosch University South Africa Coordinating Lead Author
Kossi Adjonou University of Lome Togo Lead Author
Frank Matose South Africa Lead Author
Maarten Vanhove Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgium Lead Author
Mohamed Tawfic Ahmed Suez Canal University, Egypt Egypt Lead Author
Collins Otieno Handa Technical University of Keny National Museums of Kenya Lead Author
Kaera Coetzer University of the Witwatersrand South Africa Lead Author
Karim Omar Egyptian Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs Egypt Lead Author
Christopher Dickens IWMI - International Water Management Institute South Africa Lead Author
Taita Terer National Museums of Kenya, Directorate of Research and Collections National Museums of Kenya Lead Author
Patrick John O'farrell Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) South Africa Lead Author
Belinda Reyers Stockholm Resilience Centre South Africa Lead Author
Jean Fanny Sonkoue MINEPDED Cameroon Lead Author
Klaus Kellner North West University South Africa Liaison expert
Rebecca Hardin University of Michigan Review editor
Garry Peterson Stockholm Resilience Centre Review editor
Nicholas King Independent researcher/consultant Review editor
2b Chapter 6
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Balgis Osman Elasha African Development Bank (AfDB) Sudan Coordinating Lead Author
Fabrice Declerck Bioversity International/CGIAR Bioversity International/CGIAR Coordinating Lead Author
Lindsay Stringer University of Leeds UNCCD Coordinating Lead Author
Mamadou Diallo Experts Conseils Associés Senegal Lead Author
Gertrude Ngenda University of Zambia Zambia Lead Author
Mulubrhan Balehegn Gebremikael Ethiopia Lead Author
Fredrick Ayuke University of Nairobi Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative Lead Author
Aliyu Salisu Barau Bayero University Kano, Nigeria/Earth System Governance Project International Social Science Council (ISSC) Lead Author
Laura Maureen Bosch Pereira University of Cape Town International Social Science Council Lead Author
Ernest Lytia Molua Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, University of Buea Centre for Independent Development Research Lead Author
Sebataolo Rahlao South African National Biodiversity Institute South Africa Lead Author
Nicholas Senyonjo Uganda Environmental Education Foundation(UEEF) Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD) Lead Author
Mekuria Argaw Denboba Addis Ababa University Ethiopia Liaison expert
Coleen Vogel University Witwatersrad resigned in 2011 returned in 2015 Review editor
Lapologang Magole University of Botswana Review editor
2b Other
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Fundisile Goodman Mketeni South African National Parks Bureau expert group member
Alfred Apau Oteng Yeboah Dept of Botany, University of Ghana Bureau expert group member
Moustafa Mokhtar Aly Fouda Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Egypt MEP expert group member
Jean Bruno Mikissa National School for Water and Forests MEP expert group member
Sebsebe Demissew Woodmatas Addis Ababa University MEP expert group member
Houda Ghazi Faculty of Sciences Semlalia, Caddi Ayyad University Fellow
Cosmas Dayak Kombat Lambini Bayreuth Center for Ecology  and Environmental Research (BayCEER) Leibniz University of Hannover Fellow
Dimpho Malebogo Matlhola Okavango Research Institute, Univeristy of Botswana Fellow
Martha Mphatso Kalemba Environmental Affairs Department Environmental Affairs Department Fellow
Joyce Ojino Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, Public Complaints Committee on the Environment International Institute of Industrial Environmental Economics(IIIEE) Fellow
Nadia Sitas Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Fellow
Gregory Mero Dowo Tropical Resource Ecology Programme, University of Zimbabwe Tropical Resource Ecology Programme, University of Zimbabwe Fellow
Luthando Edward Dziba IPBES Secretariat (TSU)
Anicia Maoela IPBES Secretariat (TSU)
Michele Walters CSIR - Natural Resources and Environment IPBES Secretariat (TSU)
2b Chairs
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Emma Archer Van Garderen CSIR South Africa Chair
Kalemani Jo Mulongoy Institute for Enhanced Livelihoods Democratic Republic of the Congo Chair

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