Iris Monnereau

Regional Project Coordinator

Dr. Iris Monnereau is the Regional Project Coordinator at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (UN) in Barbados of a project entitled 'Climate change adaptation of the Eastern Caribbean Fisheries sector' which is carried out in seven countries. Iris Monnereau received her PhD in 2012 at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in the department of Geography, Planning and International Development Studies. For the past 4 years Iris has been specializing in climate change vulnerability and adaptation of the fisheries sector in SIDS, with a particular focus on the Wider Caribbean region as a post-doctoral fellow and international researcher at the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES) at the University of the West Indies in Barbados.
She has also carried out extensive work together with colleagues from CERMES on enhancing the contribution of the fisheries sector to Blue Growth in the Caribbean region as well as developing Blue Growth activities in Eastern Africa for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the Africa Climate Policy Centre.

Iris is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Small Islands and Climate Change

Promoting an understanding of the vulnerabilities and resilience of islands not only among SIDS but also among countries with islands.
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Climate Adaptation Learning Resources

Training modules on climate analysis, vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning.
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