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Edith Kirumba

Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity

Expertise:
Climate
;
Environmental Peacebuilding
;
Gender
;
Gender Equality
;
Women's Rights
;
International Development
;
Population
;
Science and Technology
;
Africa
;
East Africa
Affiliation:
Coordinator of the African Women’s Forum on Science & Technology, African Technology Policy Studies Network

Ms. Edith Kirumba is the Project Coordinator of the African Women Forum for Science and Technology at the African Technology Policy Studies Network. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies (Kenya, First Class Honours); MSc. Environmental Studies (Kenya); Ph.D. in Human Geography (University of Bordeaux 3 – France). Edith is also a Post-Doctoral Research Officer at the African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) in Nairobi, Kenya, where she undertakes research, capacity building, information dissemination, knowledge brokerage and fundraising activities. Edith has a wealth of experience having worked in several international institutions and within global research programs at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Technoserve, the International Livestock Research Institute and the French Institute for Research in Africa (l’Institut Francais de la Recherche en Afrique). Her areas of interest include green growth, gender, environmental sustainability, agroforestry, climate change, eco-certification, rural livelihoods, and agricultural markets, among others.

For more information on the African Technology Policy Studies Network, please visit their website at ATPSNet.org.

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