The Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions consortium, or ASSAR, is an interdisciplinary research programme working in climate change ‘hotspots’ – environments highly sensitive to the…
Introduction to RiU at ASSAR
Jesse joined Oxfam GB in September 2014 as the Programme Coordinator for Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR). In his position, Jesse coordinates and manages Oxfam's role as Research-into-Use (research uptake) lead partner in the ASSAR consortium. Prior to joining Oxfam, Jesse worked with international and local NGOs and the United Nations (UNESCO and UNV) in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. His work has focused on the thematic areas of climate change adaptation, resilience building, environmental sustainability, and education. Jesse holds an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies–Biology, and Master's degrees in both Environmental Health and Decentralised International Cooperation.
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