Experts' profiles - Daya Bragante
Daya Bragante
Daya Bragante is a Project Management Officer in the Land Degradation Unit of UNEP's Division of Global Environment Facility Coordination (DGEF). She joined UNEP/DGEF in 1999 as a Junior Programme Officer in land degradation, sponsored by the Italian Government. Since then, she has been actively involved in the development and implementation of various projects funded by GEF, focusing on sustainable land management. She has been developing and implementing projects involving different countries in the world with a special focus on Africa. Her portfolio includes projects in Kenya, such as the Mount Marsabit Ecosystem Project and the Dryland Livestock Wildlife Environment Interface project, which also involves Burkina Faso.

Prior to UNEP, Daya worked as a consultant in the Ministry of Environment of Djibouti where she led the preparation of the National Environment Action Plan. She also worked in the Blue Plan for the Mediterranean and the Economic Department of the French Embassy in Spain on environmental policy frameworks and economics in Mediterranean countries.

Daya holds two Master degrees, one in Political Science and the other in Environmental Analysis and Management (Strasbourg, France). Djibouti is her birth country as well as the place of her family residence, and she is also a French citizen.
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