Nicole Brown, Adjunct Senior Technical Officer

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Nicole Brown has had a long-standing relationship with CANARI, having been CANARI’s Communication Coordinator between 1995 and 2000 and an Associate from November 2005 to October 2016.  In her current role as Adjunct Senior Technical Officer, she contributes to CANARI’s programme delivery in the areas of biodiversity conservation, monitoring and evaluation, and participatory planning for natural resource management.

Nicole has worked on the relationship between natural resource management and human development as a facilitator, writer, evaluator, and designer/implementer of programmes and participatory processes for the past 25 years. She has extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction; natural resource management and biodiversity conservation; and community and stakeholder mobilisation and participation.

Nicole has a special interest in communicating technical issues to lay audiences and has written and co-authored several training manuals and toolkits used in the Caribbean. She is a trained evaluator who has worked in the inter-governmental and not-for-profit sectors in the Caribbean, Central America and the Commonwealth.

Nicole has an MA in International Relations, The Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, 1990; and a BA in International Studies, Elmira College, Elmira, N.Y., USA, 1988/Université de Tours, Tours, France 1986 – 1987