Information Management Strategy Working Group

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Director - Oceanography / Marine Geosciences Unit
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Climate change, environmental governance, Food security and livelihood and fisheries sector development.
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Oceanographer and Data Scientist

I am Masumbuko Semba, a data scientist specializing in spatial analysis and oceanography. Leveraging my programming expertise, I have developed a diverse range of tools, algorithms, and analytical workflows that streamline the organization, management, analysis, and modeling of data. Furthermore, I possess proficiency in various programming languages such as – MATLAB, Python, Observable JavaScript, and R.

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Regional GIS Officer
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I am passionate about environmental resource mapping, specifically using emerging technologies such as GIS and Remote Sensing for modelling environmental issues, processing time series satellite data, and applying mobile-based tools to collect spatial data to promote sustainable community development and environmental conservation.

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ICT & Quality Practitioner
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Ednah is a skilled, knowledgeable and self-driven ICT Specialist with an excellent quality management background. She is also a Certified Lead Quality Auditor and a Certified Computing Practitioner. Additionally, Ednah is a member of the National Quality Institute. She has been working as a Systems Administrator for 15 years and as a Management Representative for Quality systems and Risk Management. Ednah Nyakerario Onkundi holds a Master’s Degree in Information Technology, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Information Systems and more than eight years of ICT Specialist experience.

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Marine Spatial Planning Coordinator, URT
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Emmanuel coordinates the implementation of Africa Ocean Protection and Resilience Strategy as part of a team that oversees protect entitled "Strengthening the Blue Economy of the WIO through Integration of Ecosystem Services and Effective Biodiversity Conservation." Emmanuel works with Africa Fisheries Team, GIS regional team, TNC Africa Oceans Strategy, and Global Oceans Team. He provides technical advice and scientific support on development of National Blue Economy, Africa Fisheries Strategy, and ecosystem mapping.

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Land Planner
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I’m land planner working at national level since 2002.

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GIS, Remote Sensing, Data Scientist Expert
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RANAIVOSOA Rija Mamitiana Olivier has been working at the ONE since 2006 as a GIS / remote sensing expert and data scientist at the department in charge of monitoring and managing environmental information system.He is familiar with data management process, and has been involved in the identification of indicators related to the environment.

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Work Group Head
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Hauke Reuter is an ecologist, working on the analysis of biodiversity developments, population dynamics and ecosystem processes. Core research relates to modelling the reactions of coastal habitats to different environmental impacts and intensive harvesting and on potential management actions. For many years, he has been working in East Africa.

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Economist & researcher
Kamal Thabiti Soudjay is a citizen of Union of the Comoros and currently works as an Economist/Researcher at the General Directorate for Fisheries Resources, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment and Lecturer at the Faculty of Sciences University of Comoros. He holds a Ph. D in Environmental Economics and Environmental Management from the Institute of Urban Environment, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.