Ms. Mumina Gallo Bonaya


Mumina Gollo Bonaya

Credentials: M.A Gender and Development Studies

Title: Programme Associate


Training Mumina obtained a Master of Arts degree in Gender and Development Studies (2013-to 2018) and Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and communications from the University of Nairobi.

She also undertook other courses that include:

·        Pastoralism and Policy-Training delivered by International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)-2015,2017

·        Climate Change and Adaptation-An online based training by United Nations Institute for Training and Research (unitary)-2014

·        Mwongozo-The Code of Governance for State Corporations-Training organized and delivered jointly by Public Service Commission (PSC) and SCAC in 2015

·        Corporate Governance Programme-Training delivered by The Kenya Institute of Management in 2014

Career Mumina Bonaya holds Master’s degree in Gender and Development Studies, and has over ten (10) year experience working in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) in the areas of climate change adaptation and mitigation, policy formulation, natural resource governance, resilience building, sustainable drylands and livelihoods management, particularly pastoralism.

Mumina has direct experience not only in developing climate change policies and legislations at both national and county levels but also demonstrable expertise in climate change mitigation and adaptation, climate finance and institutional buildings.

Mumina led Adaptation Consortium1 devolved climate finance work in Kenya that supported counties to establish County Climate Change Fund Mechanism to prepare counties access climate finance and mainstream climate in planning in support of adaptation for resilient economic development and poverty reduction. In this regard, Mumina has contributed immensely to research and evidence to inform policy processes and decision making in support of resilient development.

Mumina also has vast experience in providing guidance on policy issues for effective governance and management of public institutions and resources, this is demonstrable in her work/achievements at government/public bodies where she served as a director. In addition, she has got hands on experience in mainstreaming gender and other vulnerable groups (youth, PWDs, the ultra-poor etc) in programmes and development to ensure inclusion.

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