Experts' profiles - Jaime Webbe
Jaime Webbe
Jaime Webbe is the programme officer for climate change and dry and sub-humid lands within the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. As such, she is responsible for linking the Secretariat's work on drylands and climate change with the objectives and activities of the other Rio Conventions (the Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Convention to Combat Desertification). She is also the focal point for the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change.

Jaime's prior work includes protected areas management with the government of British Columbia and sustainable land management in sub-Saharan Africa with a number of international organizations including the World Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.

Born in Jersey, UK, Jaime was trained as a geographer at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
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