Experts' profiles - Jan Betlem
Jan Betlem
Jan Betlem holds a MSc.degree in Ecology Surveys and he has working experience related to conservation and obsolete pesticides issues in more than 50 different countries worldwide.

Betlem was recurrent advisor for the Dutch Government, UNEP, UNDP, FAO, bilateral donors and individual Governments on conservation and obsolete pesticides issues, review and evaluation missions and support of National Implementation Plans for the Stockholm Convention, before he joined UNEP Division of GEF Coordination in May 2006 as Task Manager for POPs.

Currently Jan Betlem is with the division of Technology, Industries and Economics (DTIE) with the Chemicals Branch, based in Nairobi, Kenya.

The GEF is an independent financial organization which provides grants to developing countries and countries with economies in transition for projects that benefit the global environment. UNEP is one of the Implementing Agencies for the GEF. Betlem is managing and further developing the chemicals management portfolio of DDT and other pesticides related projects implemented by UNEP in collaboration with other UN Agencies like the WHO.
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