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Ayan Mahamoud

CSEN Expert

Ayan Mahamoud is a Senior Programme Coordinator and a member of the Climate Security Expert Network. She coordinated regional programming tasks within the Drought Resilience Initiative (IDDRSI), a 15-year over $1.5billion 7 countries regional program and associated national programs. She successfully facilitated bilateral and multi-lateral Cross-Border Cooperation Agreements on IDDRSI among IGAD Member States, including technical support on institutional arrangements for coordination and implementation, resulting in an up-to-date assessment of the implementation and financial management, proposing direction and solutions, distilling lessons-learnt and best-practices. She currently manages the USAID Programme Portfolio at IGAD and deals with issues related to Resilience/Climate Fragility Risks/Climate Adaptation/Dryland Development, Cross-Border Health, Countering Violent Extremism, and Conflict Prevention/Early Warning.

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