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2022 LOCAL
ADAPTATION
CHAMPIONS AWARDS

WATCH THE 2022 LOCAL ADAPTATION CHAMPIONS AWARD CEREMONY

MEET THE 2022 WINNERS

2022 JURY

2022 TECHNICAL ADVISORY GROUP

Abul Kalam Azad
Abul Kalam Azad
Special Envoy, Climate Vulnerable Forum Presidency, Bangladesh
Dr Shehnaaz Moosa
Dr Shehnaaz Moosa
Director, Climate and Development Knowledge Network, South South North, South Africa
Susan Nandudu
Susan Nandudu
Executive Director, African Center for Trade & Development, Uganda
Anna Ballance
Anna Ballance
British High Commission in Dhaka
Senior Climate Change; Environment Advisor

Anna is a Senior Climate Change and Environment Adviser for the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. She has been based in Dhaka since 2019 but has also worked on adaptation, mitigation and environment projects in Nigeria, Afghanistan, Kenya, South Africa, Brazil, and the Caribbean. She has also worked as a negotiator for several international environmental agreements. She has a Masters degree in Environmental Law.

Anju Sharma
Anju Sharma
The Global Center on Adaptation
Global Lead on Locally Led Adaptation

Anju is the Global Lead on Locally Led Adaptation at the Global Center on Adaptation. She has been Deputy Director of Oxford Climate Policy, and Head of the Policy and Publications Unit of the European Capacity Building Initiative. She is an Associate with the Stockholm Environment Institute and has been a Consultant with the International Institute for Sustainable Development and Visiting Fellow at the International Institute for Environment and Development. Anju has previously worked with the UN Environment Programme in Kenya, Oxfam GB in the UK, and the Centre for Science and Environment in India. She has also worked as a Consultant for a number of international organizations, including the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the UN Development Program.

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