Karen Podvin

Climate Change Specialist

More than 13 years of work experience in nature conservation and sustainable development in various NGOs/international organizations, public sector and academia. Extensive knowledge of the environmental context of South America, particularly in the climate change agendas, adaptation policies, and related ones –such as the Determined National Contributions, and strategies for landscape restoration and biodiversity conservation. Knowledge and experience in the conceptual frameworks and implementation of initiatives and tools of Nature-based Solutions (NBS), Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation (EbA and Eco-DRR), governance, forests and climate change.