Noor Bibi Gouhari
Ms. Noor Bibi Gouhari possesses over six years of progressive experience in climate change and finance, environmental management, and project development with national and international organizations such as National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA), Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), FAO, UNEP, and DFID through its Action on Climate Today Program in Afghanistan. At the moment, she is doing her student assistantship with Yunus Center AIT as Program Support Associate under the Rizq Knowledge Hub.
She has worked as Climate Change Advisor and Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) Consultant with the NEPA – Afghanistan, where she contributed to the development of four main national reports; i) Technology Needs Assessment Report for Climate Change Adaptation, ii) Technology Needs Assessment Report for Climate Change Mitigation, iii) Barrier Analysis and Enabling Framework Report for Climate Change Adaptation, and iv) Barrier Analysis and Enabling Framework Report for Climate Change Mitigation.
In addition, Noor has contributed to the development of a readiness project entitled “Strengthening NEPA through GCF Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme to help Afghanistan build its capacity to access and manage global climate change finance. She has also provided support in the preparation and development of Afghanistan Initial Biennial Update Report (BUR) and its submission to the UNFCCC. Furthermore, she has been part of a team to develop the climate change scenarios for agriculture of Afghanistan for two time slices, from 2017 – 2036 and 2037 – 2056 for the MAIL through its Climate Change Adaptation Project (CCAP).
Noor Bibi Gouhari has graduated from the Geoscience Faculty of Kabul University with a B.Sc. degree in Hydrometeorology.