Generation Africa

Dolphine Atieno Magero

Country: Kenya

Dolphine Magero is an environmentalist by training from the University of Nairobi. She is currently pursuing master’s in environmental policy at the University of Nairobi. She is a junior negotiator on climate change with the National Government.  She is also working to develop a green youth climate fund https://gycafund.org/the-secretariat. This will seek to enhance access of climate finance for young people at all levels.  She has supported youth in climate action since 2016 where she volunteered as a member of the African Youth Initiative on Climate Change. She has since then engaged with the International Youth Climate Movement, Government of Kenya- Climate Change Directorate, National Treasury and Planning -Climate Finance and Green Economy Unit. As an AYICC Kenya volunteer she has engaged with non-state actors such as PACJA, KCCWG, Care Kenya, Transparency International, FeS, ICCASA among others. She aspires to be an environmentalist and has also done some research in Tana River County looking at projects that deal with climate change with focus on the Tana Delta and ecosystems interlinkages (ecotone) within the county. She is also affiliated to the ECOS platform.