Mrs. Patience Thelma Melfah Damptey has an M. Phil in environmental science and a certificate in gender policy planning. She has been working on environmental issues, especially on climate change since 1995. She worked as a deputy director in the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology and also as the Scientific Secretary at the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission. She is currently an environmental and gender consultant. She was a member of the team that prepared Ghana's initial national communication on climate change, and also undertook the vulnerability assessment of climate change on women's livelihoods for the preparation of the second national communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. She was also a member of the team that prepared Ghana's national climate change adaptation strategy. She has been training and sensitizing various stakeholders (civil society organizations, women's groups and media personnel ) on gender and climate change; and has served as the lead coordinator on adaptation issues for the African Group of Negotiators in the climate change negotiations. Mrs. Damptey undertakes research and consulting work in environmental management, environmental impact assessment and gender issues.
Mentoring and advisory roles
Environment, Energy & Utilities
Gender policy and planning
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