Leadership Grant: Stabinsky-Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy (International Climate and Ag Policy)
The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) has hired Doreen Stabinsky as a consultant to advise the organization on a range of issues involving climate change and agriculture. Doreen's expertise will elevate IATP's capacity to provide substantive leadership on the links between agriculture and climate change leading up to and during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Durban, South Africa in November/December, 2011. Doreen will advise the organization on the Durban process and how to engage governments and other NGOs on the impact of UNFCCC proposals on small-scale farmers and rural communities, and on agricultural soil carbon markets and initiatives to develop these markets. Doreen's past experience includes a number of years with Greenpeace as Science Advisor and Campaigner. She is currently a professor of global environmental politics at the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine.