Estelle Rouhaud

Research Project Manager

Estelle joined the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment in April 2014. Assisting in managing the Institute’s relationships with its funders, she is responsible for a portfolio of its research grants over the whole funding cycle, including grant applications and project management. She is in particular responsible for the Future Climate for Africa UMFULA research consortium and is working on the Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies project.


Prior to joining the Institute, Estelle was Coordinator of the Energy, Environment and Resources Research Department at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, coordinating all aspects of the department’s research activities in energy security, environment and resource governance. She previously worked for the non-governmental organisation Action for a Global Climate Community as a Programme Officer and Research Assistant, supporting the organisation’s work in promoting a high-level India-EU dialogue on climate change and energy security. Estelle holds a Master in European Policies from Rennes University and Science Po Rennes, France.

 10 July, 2018

Soutenir l’adaptation aux changements climatiques des acteurs privés en zones semi-arides dans les pays en développement

This is the French translation of the PRISE [PRESA] policy brief 'Supporting private adaptation to climate change in semi-arid lands in developing countries', published in June 2018. read more »

 13 June, 2018

Supporting private adaptation to climate change in semi-arid lands in developing countries

National governments, with development partners, have an important role to play in supporting adaptation and climate-resilient development among private actors – households, producers and small businesses – in the semi-arid lands of developing countries, argues this brief, a final output from the Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies (PRISE) project. read more »

 12 April, 2018

Supporting adaptation to climate change among businesses and households in semi-arid lands: an agenda for the Talanoa Dialogue

This briefing note submits learning to the Talanoa Dialogue process from PRISE on supporting private adaptation to climate change by households and businesses in semi-arid lands. read more »

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Commentary  18 June, 2018

Pursue twin goals of adaptation and development in semi-arid regions

Policymakers must pursue both climate adaptation and development if they are to support the poorest in semi-arid regions say Florence Crick, Kate Gannon an Estelle Rouhaud. read more »

In the news  15 February, 2018

Co-production: aspiration and reality. Co-production sounds lovely, but have we ever seen it?

Future Climate for Africa, 12 February


Commentary  11 May, 2017

What can we expect from French President Macron on climate change?

Will the new French president, Emmanuel Macron, be indifferent or ambitious when it comes to action on climate change asks Estelle Rouhaud in this commentary article. read more »


Announcement  28 October, 2015

Grantham Research Institute to lead consortium on climate variability and change in central and southern Africa

The Institute is to lead one of the five research consortia that form the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) Programme, funded by the UK’s Department for International Development and the Natural Environment Research Council. read more »

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