Elvin Nyukuri, PhD



Environmental Governance
Natural Resource Conflicts
Food Security
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Dr. Elvin Nyukuri is a researcher in Environmental governance, Climate resilience and Natural Resource Conflicts.  She is also a Lecturer in Environmental Diplomacy at the Centre for Advanced Studies in Environmental Law and Policy (CASELAP)-University of Nairobi.  She actively engaged in multi-disciplinary research including environmental governance and policy, climate change, and food security while working at African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) for nearly a decade.


She currently serves as a programme committee member of the Leading Integrated Research Agenda for Africa, 2030. She has also served as a reviewer of the Climate Impacts Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement programme (CIRCLE) by DFID. She has consulted for International Organizations including IIED, ODI, Practical Action, IUCN, World Agro-forestry Centre, Pegasis and International Universities- IDS Sussex, University of Reading, LSE, and University of Life Sciences- Norway. She continues to inform policy through research and teaching.


Elvin holds a PhD in International Development Policy and Practice from The Open University (UK) and a Master’s Degree in International Studies and Diplomacy- University of Nairobi.

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