Oiko Members

Yaya Bangoura

Yaya Bangoura

Team member

Yaya Bangoura has fifteen years of experience as an expert in negotiating climate change under the auspices of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, as a member of the group of negotiators of the Africa Group.

Mr Bangoura is Guinea’s Focal Point for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and a member of the commissions of the World Meteorological Organization. He has thirty-two years of experience in the monitoring / evaluation of development projects in the fields of environment, meteorology and operational hydrology.

Twenty one years as Technical Assistant and member of the steering committees of projects financed by the European Union, UNDP, FAO, GEF and ADB. Mr. Bangoura is the deputy of the National Focal Point of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change at the UNFCCC. Mr Bangoura has benefited from several trainings and contributed as an expert to the development of various strategic documents on climate change in Guinea, namely the PANA, the first and the second national communication. As part of the development of Guinea’s CDN, Mr. Bangoura represented the Ministry of Transport and as such attended several trainings in Conakry and Dakar.

Meteorological engineer Mr. Bangoura has solid experience in statistical modeling and seasonal forecasts in Africa and its applications for the benefit of the rural world:

He has a DESS (Specialized Studies Diploma) in Environmental Sciences and Sustainable Development from the Luxembourg University Foundation (F.U.L) of Arlon (Belgium) Agro Meteorology Option

A negotiator’s certificate from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Geneva, Switzerland.

Member of the Africa Regional Council (CR 1). Agricultural Meteorology Working Group.

Responsible for studying and evaluating the socio-economic repercussions of extreme weather events on agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fisheries as well as short and long-term measures to remedy them.

Rapporteur of the pilot survey development working group to evaluate the products of the WMO Commission for Agricultural Meteorology and ensure that they meet user needs.

Member of the WMO Commission for Agricultural Meteorology Working Group.

Member of the WMO Commission for Atmospheric Sciences (CSA) Working Group.

Expert of the Tropical Meteorological Research Working Group of the Regional Association for Africa (RA-I) of the World Meteorological Organization.

Member of the African group of climate negotiators Parties to the UNFCCC.

Mastery of database management under Windows, mapping and project management and reporting.

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We use Earth Science technology to improve the quality of life in our world, especially the economic livelihood opportunities of the world's most vulnerable populations and the sustainable use of the natural resources of our planet. Our work is divided in six main program areas- Climate Adaptation, Climate Mitigation, Ecosystems, Natural Resources, Poverty & Livelihoods and Climate Services.