About

Estelle worked at the Grantham Research Institute from 2014 until 2020. She was the project manager of the Future Climate for Africa UMFULA research consortium. She also coordinated the Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies project and managed the institute’s grant applications for over 4 years.

Background

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. She has extensive experience in managing research and policy projects, advising on and evaluating funding proposals, organising conferences and other types of stakeholder events, and providing research and policy support.

Research

Research - 2020

Making climate-resilient planning and adaptation decisions is, in part, contingent on the use of climate information. Growing attention has been... Read more

Policy

Policy - 2018

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

News

News - 2020

This article argues that a radical shift is needed in semi-arid policy landscapes, that refocuses on leveraging existing climate change adaptive capacities of private actors – women, farmers, businesses and cooperatives – to cope with and respond to prevailing environmental shocks and weather extremes. Read more

News - 2019

News - 2018

News - 2017

News - 2015

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