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Edel-Quinn Agbaegbu is a Microbiology graduate, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). She also holds a post-graduate training Certificate in ”Livelihoods and Markets” from Coady Institute, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Canada and a Certificate on Strategic Communications and Legal Dimensions of Biotechnology Access” from Cornell Alliance for Science, Cornell University Ithaca, New York USA. Edel-Quinn was one of the Nigerian delegates to the ‘‘2018 United Nations ‘‘Biodiversity, Convention”, COP14 at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.She is a strong voice in biodiversity based economy for future.

Advocacy

Edel-Quinn Ijeoma Agbaegbu; a strong voice in food security and biodiversity conservation and Founder/Executive Director of Every Woman Hope Centre (EWHC), a Nigerian registered Non-Governmental Organization, with strength in advocacy on gender and health, food security, biodiversity sustainability and good governance; has been selected to join the pool of reviewers in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Voluntary Peer Review (VPR) Process, United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP).

Since her appointment as Nigeria’s Country Representative in April 2019, Mrs Agbaegbu has participated in some CBD activities such as the 2019 International Day for Biological Diversity in May, with the theme; ‘‘Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health” and the Open-Ended online discussion on Post-2020 BiodiversityImplementation Plan, in July 2019.

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