Experts' profiles - Angela Lusigi
Angela Lusigi
Ms. Angela Lusigi joined the United Nations Environment Programme, as a member of the Poverty and Environment Initiative a Joint United Nations Development Programme and United National Environment Programme initiative in November 2007. She is responsible for supporting the Poverty and Environment Initiatives in Tanzania, Kenya and Liberia.

Prior to her appointment with UNEP, Ms. Lusigi worked for the United Nations Development Programme as a Programme Specialist in Poverty Reduction and MDGs in Tanzania where she contributed to the development of Tanzanias Poverty Reduction Strategy and Poverty Monitoring System. She has also managed UNDPs Strategy and Policy Unit in Nigeria as an Assistant Resident Representative (2003 2005). Ms. Lusigi has broad experience in development gained from working for several UN agencies including the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome and Zambia as well as working in Botswana and Zambia for national institutions.

Ms. Lusigi, a Kenyan national, brings to UNEP extensive knowledge and experience in the field of socio-economic analysis, pro-poor policy development, resource mobilisation and programme management over 10 years. She holds a Masters and a PhD Degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Reading in the UK and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Computer Science from the University of Waterloo in Canada
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