An environmental scientist whose research and other work over the past three decades have focussed public attention and political leadership on critical environmental issues.
He has written numerous articles and books, which have influenced public opinion and policy in favour of the conservation of ecosystems and natural resources throughout the world.
Mr. Muller established in 1962 a 68-hectare botanical garden on the outskirts of Harare which has replicas of every major ecosystem in Zimbabwe.
The garden has important aesthetic and academic values. In 1987 he added a small vegetation survey unit to the National Herbarium and Botanic Garden with the aim of classifying and mapping the vegetation of Zimbabwe and making recommendation for biodiversity reserves.
He also carried out a detailed ecological survey of the approximately 80 km of rainforest, which occurs in Zimbabwe and made recommendation regarding its conservation.
Dr. Bruno Messerli, Universitat Bern
Dr. Messerli has researched and written extensively on mountains of Africa, the Himalayas, the Andes, the Mediterranean region and the Alps and mountain ecology and climate change.
He is the Chairman of the International Geographical Union's Commission on Mountain Ecology and a member of an international task force of scientists who brought forward the mountain chapter into the agenda 21 of UNCED 92.
He is former rector of the University of Berne, and winner of several scientific awards.
Mr. Marrakchi, forestry engineer and regional head of Sejenane, Medenine Kairouan, Jendouba forestry divisions and of Sfax, has made many practical contributions, namely in preservation and promotion of forests in north of Tunisia and in desertification especially in sand dune fixation, pasture improvement and soil erosion control and fixation in several arid regions of Tunisia.
An Italian NGO concerned with marine pollution. Through its highly publicised "floating plastic hunts" Mare Vivo is helping to clean up coastal waters and focus public attention on marine pollution.
A Lebanese pharmacist and ecologist who has documented rare medicinal plants and is active in pollution control, afforestation and general engineering of high yield wheat varieties.
Andrew and Kate Lipkis
Mr. Kipkis founded the "Treepeople" organization in Los Angeles in 1973. This community movement has planted more than one million smog-resistant trees and promotes tree planting by citizens' groups.
A Chinese technician who "greened" factory garbage dump in Taiyuan between 1985 and 1987, recycling eight million tonnes of wastes for construction materials.
His work is a model in land reclamation.
Aila Inkero Keto
An Australian scientist and president of the Queensland Rainforest Conservation Society, Ms. Keto successfully lobbied for the designation of North Queensland rain forests as a world heritage site, and for government grants to the Australian Rainforest Conservation Programme.
Dr. Sheku Bah. Kabba
I am Dr. Sheku. B. Kabba, founder and CEO of Socio Economic Pathway for Africa, America & Diaspora (SEPAAD) the website is http://www.sepaad.org. I have over 22 years of working experience in resource management, financial and fiscal resource allocation, business management training, strategic theories in finance, human capital management, and organizational growth strategy.
I graduated with a Doctorate in Business Administration DBA from Argosy University, Phoenix AZ, USA. – in 2015, with specialty in International Business, and hold a dual MBA in Human Resources - 2007 and Healthcare Management – 2006 from America Intercontinental University, Chicago IL USA. As a Business Development Director at Saint Barnabas Health Systems, I spent over 10yrs in planning, managing, training of staffs, forecasting and maintaining budget for new programs for each division and implementing major initiatives with Fortune 500 companies. I have extensively involved in training and directing high performance team in-line with all performance metrics and compliance regulations, conducted internal and external investigations to protect individual rights and provided performance improvement opportunities across the organization.
In retrospect, I am a scholar practitioner who is actively collaborating with cross-functional business partners, Identifying, developing, training and executing financial and strategic cooperation on business opportunities. During my career span, I have been supporting strategic organizational growth, whilst providing consultation and training for all levels of workforce on interim management services, finance, and operations management.
I have lived in 5 different countries (Canada, Singapore, Kenya, UK, and USA), worked in 6 other countries, and I am familiar with the varying cultures, work ethics, and nuances of the international market place. I have in depth knowledge of sourcing and program contract services as it relates to multiple industries, and have been responsible for large global engagements within geographically dispersed organizations. I possess multi-national management experience, and have personally developed and run 8 Program Management Offices in the past 8 years for various organizations, including all aspects of delivery such as operational, financial, strategic, commercial control, supply chain and vendor management.
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