10th OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment


Jenitha Badul

Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment

Senior Policy Advisor


Jenitha is the Senior Policy Advisor for Sustainability Programmes and Projects, at the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, since February 2003. Her professional experience is on project management, planning, coordination and implementation of green and circular economy initiatives across spheres of government, in collaboration with donor country partners and United Nations Agencies and industry. She provides oversight on the National Green Fund. As the focal point, she coordinates both multi-lateral (Partnership for Action on the Green Economy, Switch Africa Green and Partnering for Green Growth and Global Goals) and bilateral donor-funded programmes. She coordinates Programme- specific governance structure and also serves on several other structures. Other coordination activities include event greening programmes. Jenitha holds a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science – Honors, a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Pathology (University of Durban-Westville). She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Management, a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (University of South Africa) an Executive Certificate in Environmental Governance, (Graduate Institute on International and Development Studies, Geneva- Switzerland) and a Certificate in Strategic Business Management (University of Cape Town).

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