Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is an indigenous woman from Mbororo pastoralist community of Chad, She is a Coordinator of the Indigenous Women and Peoples Association of Chad (AFPAT “Association des Femmes Peules Autochtones du Tchad”) a community based organization. She is Co-Chair of international Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change and she is Policy board Member of the United Nations- Indigenous Peoples Partnership (UNIPP).
Hindou is a member of the Executive committee of the Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC) where she represent the Congo Basin Region. She developed many activities at the national level as member of the committee of the Great Green Wall of Chad. Since 2000, she works on the implementation of the three Rio Conventions (Biodiversity, Climate Change and Desertification) as well as participating to the negotiation.
She has a background in indigenous peoples’ rights and environment protection and she published several articles in these areas. Hindou is also an expert in adaptation and mitigation of Indigenous Peoples on Climate Change, traditional knowledge on the adaptation of pastoralists in Africa, expert on women and climate change in Africa.
She is member of Reseau Climat & Development and REDD+ readiness preparation proposal Chad National committee. She is the chair of recruitment and Co-Chair of the Pan-African Alliance Climate Justice (PACJA). She organizes 4 International workshops the 3 pass years on Sciences knowledge and traditional knowledge, she conduit
a 3D participatory mapping with UNESCO, IPACC, CTA, CI and Chad government. And this year she coordinate the COP21 climate change preparation and negotiation and the indigenous peoples pavilion for all the Indigenous Peoples around the word. She works on the 3 UN languages, French, English and Arabic.
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim
Tel.: +235 66292519 / +235 99945550
Twitter : @hindououmar
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