Aichetou is based in Dakar Senegal and supports the PAS-PNA team as project assistant. In this capacity, she provides support to the National Adaptation Process (NAP) in Senegal, advancing scientific capacity and ensuring a smooth exchange between research and policy. As a geographer, she has been working with coastal communities since 2007 and enhancing their to respond to global challenges.
Before joining Climate Analytics, Aichetou investigated how climate change impacts both agriculture and fishery and how these effect local communities’ livelihoods in the scope of the ARTisticc project. She has experience in developing science-based adaptation strategies, which inform decision makers on “coastal community-level”. In her current capacity as lecturer at the University Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar, Senegal, and in cooperation with NGOs focused on conservation, she has developed with Master Gidel a series of projects, which focus on capacity building for students.
Aichetou Seck holds a PhD in science and management of the environment from the University of Dakar (Senegal) and the University of Liege (Belgium)