Justine Braby

Justine Braby

Deputy Executive Coordinator / Program Director: Justine BRABY ( NAMIBIA – Female)

Justine has recently been working on climate change adaptation projects in Namibia, ranging from helping develop the climate change ambassadors programme (http://cca-ambassadors-namibia.blogspot.com/), to designing and implementing the Youth Action Programme and Outreach Strategy on climate change adaptation nationally. This included founding the Namibian Youth Coalition on Climate Change (www.youthclimate-namibia.org,www.facebook.com/youthclimatenamibia), planning and running the Namibia CCA Youth Conference 2011, running pilot activities and developing the guide on youth action for Namibia.

She also works on sustainability communication and her work involves various facets, including sustainable land management, biodiveristy conservation, ecosystem services and the like. Last year, she was selected as a fellow for the Balaton Group, a global network of leaders in sustainability. Her involvement in the group has sparked an interest in the economics of happiness, GNH and the importance of natural systems and green economies. Her biggest passion is to help create an innovative system of success that involves human and natural well-being in Africa..