Ms. Isimemen Osemwegie

Assistant Coordinator

Isimemen Osemwegie is the Assistant Coordinator of WABES, an initiative coordinated by the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany that supports through capacity building, the contributions of West African stakeholders to the World Biodiversity Council, IPBES. As a member of the WABES Steering committee, she works with the consortium partners to raise awareness of IPBES in the West Africa subregion, increase the contributions of the subregion’s pool of experts to the IPBES rolling work programs, and promote the domestic uptake of IPBES assessments. As an interdisciplinary scholar, she works at the intersection of climate change, hydrology and ecology. Her research focuses on how aquatic species respond to climate change and changing environmental conditions at various spatial and temporal scales.