Climate Change Expert Balgis Osman Elasha



African Development Bank

Climate Change Expert


General interest in environmental issues, Biodiversity / Nature Conservation, Climate Change

Champions of the Earth Award, 2008

Balgis Osman Elasha holds a PhD in Forestry Science, Master in Environmental Science and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) with honor in Forestry and Agricultural Science. She has more than 17 years’ experience in different climate change issues with special focus on vulnerability and adaptation assessment related to African countries and the Middle East. Osman Elasha is winner of the UNEP Champions of the Earth Award for outstanding environmentalists, member of the IPCC Lead Authors-Nobel Peace Prize winners in 2007 such as winner of the highest achievement medal by the Government of Sudan in 2011.