In just over a week, Bournemouth University will be host to the International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability. Today we profile Melody Ocloo from UNESCO MAB and a keynote speaker at the conference.
Prior to joining UNESCO in 2009, Melody worked in the Climate Change Unit of the Forestry Commission of Ghana.
In UNESCO she is with the Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences and the Man and the Biosphere Programme.
Melody works mostly with Biosphere Reserves in Africa and Asia on issues related to sustainable development, poverty reduction and biodiversity conservation. Her undergraduate education was at the University of Ghana Legon where she graduated with a Degree in Zoology in 2004.
She went on to the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies to do a Masters in Environmental Management.
For more information on the conference please visit http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/tourism/news-and-events/events/conferences/climate-change-2012.html