Jørstad, Hanne Project Assitant, Capacity Building & Assessment DivisionPhone:
Hanne Jørstad joined GRID-Arnendal last September 2013 as Research Assistant to support the team of the Capacity Building & Assessment Division, in particular the Africa Programme. She is involved with the development of the AEIN webpage, compiling national environmental profiles of selected African countries by using a an agreed outline and indicators and national datasets. Hanne provides also support to Rapid Assessment Reports.
Hanne recently finalised her Msc in Development Management at University of Agder (UiA. Her master thesis focused on utilising local knowledge for climate change adaptation programmes, based on fieldwork from Malawi. She obtained her BA in Development studies from the University in Oslo (HiO). Hanne interned earlier at the Norwegian mission to the United Nations-agencies in Rome (5 months) where she worked together with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FAO), World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), all working to enhance food security where climate plays an important role.