Deepa Pullanikkatil is a civil engineer turned environmental manager who has worked in India, Lesotho and Malawi for the past 13 years. At LEAD Malawi, she manages projects on population and environment linkages as well as integrating ecosystems approach into development planning. She has also coordinated the development of the Malawi National Climate Change Policy and National Report on Rio+20 for Malawi among other consultancy and research work. Deepa has organized several training programmes and conferences including at international level. She is currently enrolled for part time PhD studies with North West University in South Africa while working full time at LEAD. .
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