Elvis Paul Nfor Tangem
Great Green Wall Initiative, African Union Commission
An Ecologist with long experiences in development of policies, projects and programmes in the field of Sustainable Development, Biodiversity conservation, Climate change, Climate security & value chains and land restoration with over 21 years of professional experience in the United Kingdom , Africa, Asia with various National & International Development Organizations including UN FAO, TREE AID International, Watershed Task Group and others in the domains of research, projects cycle, in the sectors of agriculture and forest products value chains, sustainable development, conservation and Climate change, Sustainable Land Management, restoration, amongst others. He is currently serving at the African Union Commission as the Coordinator for the Great Green Wall Initiative and also heading the Sustainable Land Management division. He holds a Ph.D, an MSc in Ecology from The University of Edinburgh, and other Higher education certificates and diplomas. A chartered Environmentalist, Certified Development Project Manager and holds Membership of several professional bodies.