Annet Nakyeyune

Researcher, Climate Change

A climate change specialist with over 10 years’ experience in partnerships building and strengthening to support climate action. Worked with community-based organisations, civil society, governments and regional agencies in Eastern and Central Africa, and international organisations to ensure that voices of marginalised groups are included in climate action and decision making.


Partnerships building and strengthening; climate change adaption mainstreaming in governments; climate risk assessment; climate justice; climate finance; and building capabilities.

Before IIED

  • Lecturer, department of development studies, Makerere University 
  • Regional programmes coordinator, Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in East and Central Africa (ASARECA)
  • GEO4 fellow, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)


PhD, international development, University of Edinburgh, UK (2017-21)
MPhil, development studies, University of Cambridge, Newnham College, UK (2009-10)
MSc, environment and natural resources, Makerere University, Uganda (2001-04)
Bachelors in development studies, Makerere University, Uganda (1998-2001)