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George Otieno

Dr. George Otieno-Kenya

Special Advisor: Socio-economics of Climate Change

Work and Consultancy Experience: Dr George is a research scientist with more than ten years experience in climate modeling at IGAD’s Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC). He is experienced in fundraising for climate related projects as well as linking climate change to socio-economic well being of developing countries within the IGAD member countries. He has provided support in raising Funds for the establishment of a Climate Prediction Analysis System in Uganda, Djibouti and Burundi under Global Framework for Climate services (GFCS). Besides he has leading roles in climate related project implementing funded by institutions such as DFID, British Redcross, Korean International Cooperation Agency, World Metrological Organization, University of Sussex and Readings United Kingdom.  Part-Time Lecturer at Maseno University, Catholic University of East Africa, and South Eastern Kenya University, Kenya

Education: PhD in Meteorology/Climate Science, Masters in Meteorology/Climate Science and a Bachelors Degree (B.Sc) in Meteorology, all from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Publications: Projected effects of global warming levels on the intra-seasonal rainfall characteristics over the Greater Horn of Africa. Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change: Suitability of Banana Crop Production to Future Climate Change Over Uganda