Expert in adaptation of indigenous peoples to and mitigation of climate change, traditional knowledge on the adaptation of pastoralists in Africa. Expert on women and climate change in Africa. Co-Chair, International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change, representing CSO at the UNCCD; Member of the Policy Board United Nations - Indigenous Peoples Partnership (UNIPP). Member of the Executive Committee, Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC). Representative, Congo Basin Region.