Ms. Loureen Awuor
Ms. Awuor is a sustainable development professional, currently serving as Chief of Staff & Head of Partnerships at Kenya National Farmers' Federation (KENAFF). She has a wealth of experience in resource mobilization for locally-led approaches to community and organizational development work, partnerships building, and implementing strategies specializing in the areas of sustainable and inclusive agri-food systems, environmental conservation as well as climate action, food security, and human health nexus.
Ms. Awuor has over 8 years of experience as a researcher and over 3 years experience as an educator. She is a Doctoral Researcher in Environmental and Occupational Health at Egerton University, with research interests on aflatoxins exposure among smallholder farmer households, and has a background in Environmental Science. She is an alumnus of the 2022 Young Women Leadership on Climate Adaptation Executive Training Program organized by the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens and a 2019 Orange Knowledge Programme fellow on Global One Health; Towards humans, plants, and animal health; Wageningen University.
She serves on the Advisory Group Member; Meaningful Participation of Women in UNFCCC Negotiations, and chairs the Thematic Working Group on Access and Benefits Sharing and Traditional Knowledge on Agrobiodiversity and Agroecology in Kenya.