Zizipho Royi


Project Manager

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Zizipho is a project manager in the Climate Development and Knowledge Network (CDKN), where she coordinates the programme’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning. In addition to CDKN, Zizi is the Project Coordinator for the Gender Equality in a Low Carbon World (GLOW) and the Justice in a Changing Climate Project. Zizi holds a Masters’s in Development Studies from the University of the Western Cape. Her research was on the relationship between food insecurity and climate change in sub-Saharan Africa. She also has an academic background in environmental, social justice and psychology with research focused on food security and climate change. She has been active in several global forums as a youth representative – including the Global Landscapes Forum and the Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) Youth Forum