About the Steering Committee

The AfLP’s Steering Committee provides the strategic guidance to the Secretariat in achieving the goals of the Partnership. The Steering Committee is composed of various state and non-state actors who are engaged in progressing low emission climate-resilient development on the continent. The geographical and linguistic spread of the Steering Committee members is representative of the AfLP’s membership base. The Steering Committee is ably headed by our Co-Chairs, Dr Alain Serges Kouadio from Côte d’Ivoire and  Dr George Wamukoya from Kenya.

Dr Alain Serges Kouadio

  • Dr Alain Serges Kouadio holds a PhD in Economics, Environment and Natural Resources. Since 2013, he has been the Director of Green Economy and Social Responsibility at the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development in Cote d’Ivoire.

Dr George Wamukoya

  • Dr George has over 30 years experience and expertise in formulation of international, regional and national policies. He is the Team Leader, African Group of Negotiators Experts Support (AGNES). George was among the 11 Co-Facilitators that facilitated negations that resulted in the adoption of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. He is currently co-facilating UNFCCC negotiations on Nationally Determined Contributions Common Time Frames and lead negotiator on issues related to agriculture. George has served as Climate Change Advisor to the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), GIZ-CAADP Support Programme of the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and DFID funded Regional Programme on Climate Smart Agriculture in Eastern and Southern Africa. For many years George was part of the legal experts that implemented UNEP’s Training Programme of Judges, Magistrates and Prosecutors on the implementation of environmental laws in Africa. George was the Joint Secretary to the National Committee on the Implementation of the Environmental Management and Coordination Act (EMCA) which established National Environment Management Authority (NEMA-Kenya). George holds a doctorate degree in law and is a recipient of the Presidential Award of the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW) for outstanding work in environmental conservation in Kenya