Experts' profiles - Anna Stabrawa
Anna Stabrawa
Anna Stabrawas background and professional experience combines agricultural development research, with wide-ranging experience of integrated environmental assessment and related data, information and capacity building activities in support of sound decision-making.

Anna studied in the UK (BSc in Rural Environmental Studies from the University of London, and MSc in Agricultural Economics from the University of Reading), and has worked in such diverse institutions as Price Waterhouse (now Price Waterhouse Coopers), one of the leading Management Consultancies, in the City of London and in Africa, for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House) in London, for the UK Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (now DEFRA), at Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria, and for the Natural Resources Institute in East and West Africa.

Since 1993 Anna has worked for UNEP, mainly in the Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA) whose core business is to keep the world environmental situation under review through environmental assessment, data and information management, and early warning activities. Within DEWA, Anna has worked on the Africa programme, the flag-ship Global Environment Outlook (GEO) assessment, the Science Initiative to strengthen the scientific base of UNEPs assessment and early warning activities, and on capacity building to support these activities. Currently Anna is managing UNEPs participation in the International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD), a multi-stakeholder assessment process including FAO, GEF, UNDP, UNESCO, UNEP, WHO, the World Bank, governments, scientists, civil society and the private sector (see: which is due to be published in early 2008.
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