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Elizabeth Gogoi - Project Manager, Asia

Elizabeth Gogoi

Elizabeth is a project manager within CDKN’s Asia team based in the non-profit organisation Lead India in New Delhi, India.

She coordinates CDKN’s programme in India and Nepal which is supporting policy-makers to design and deliver CCD policies and plans, and manages relationships with partners. Her role also includes communicating CDKN’s learning from the region through knowledge management and public affairs.

Elizabeth joined CDKN in March 2011 with a background in climate change and development policy-making and research. This included working in the European Parliament on the negotiations of the 2009 EU Climate Change Package, and as a researcher in the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) looking at EU development cooperation. She also has experience working in the US Senate, UN Secretariat and for NGOs in Tanzania and South Africa. Elizabeth holds a Masters in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics (LSE) and in her free time is struggling to learn Hindi.



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OPINION: Giving a voice to the ‘missing’ women in India’s climate plans

Elizabeth Gogoi from CDKN introduces the Nayi women from Uttarakhand, India who have told their own story in a recent CDKN film. [more]…

OPINION: The Kashmir tragedy – can we avoid the next one?

Elizabeth Gogoi and Mihir Bhatt of CDKN, in an article for the Wall Street Journal, discuss how to avoid mega floods becoming the 'new normal' in India. [more]…

OPINION: Honey to the rescue in Indonesia

Partners for Resilience (PfR) member Kuswantoro, from Wetlands International-Indonesia Programme, reflects on new pathways for building resilience in Indonesia as part of a CDKN supported series of voices from the field. [more]…

OPINION: Who is paying for climate change in Nepal?

In an article for the Guardian’s Global Development Professionals Network, CDKN’s Elizabeth Gogoi outlines the economic cost of climate change in Nepal. [more]…

FEATURE: ‘Behind the scenes’ of Nepal’s Economic Impact Assessment

The CDKN team involved in the economic impact assessment of climate change in Nepal reflect on the learning curve that has taken place. [more]…

WORKING PAPER: How to scale out community-based adaptation to climate change

This CDKN working paper explores the potential of ‘scaling out’ community-based adaptation pilots in order to bring more quality benefits to more people over a wider geographical area, more equitably, more quickly, and more lastingly. [more]…

WORKING PAPER: Close to home: Subnational strategies for climate compatible development

A Working Paper by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability by Barbara Anton, Ali Cambray, Mairi Dupar and Astrid Westerlind-Wigstroem with Elizabeth Gogoi analyses effective strategies for subnational development, based on the partners' experiences. [more]…

OPINION: The collapsing energy, water and food triangle in Asia

Elizabeth Gogoi from CDKN reflects on the central theme of this year’s Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) and what learning CDKN can offer from Madurai, India [more]…

OPINION: Knowing the ‘who, what, where and when’ of climate change

Elizabeth Gogoi from CDKN reflects on what it will take to make sure the vulnerability assessment in Uttarakhand delivers policy change [more]…

OPINION: Planning for a better and more resilient future for Madurai slum dwellers

Elizabeth Colebourn reports from Madurai city in Tamil Nadu on a new CDKN initiative working with the city and state Governments which is aiming to change the lives of slum dwellers. [more]…

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