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Raffaello CERVIGNI

Lead Environmental Economist, World Bank Group

Raffaello Cervigni is a lead environmental economist with the Africa Region of the World Bank. He holds an M.Phil. and a PhD in economics from Oxford University and University College London, and has 20 years of professional experience on programs, projects, and research in a variety of sectors financed by the World Bank, the Global Environment Facility, the European Union, and the Italian government. He is currently the World Bank’s regional coordinator for climate change in the Africa region, after serving for about three years in a similar role for the Middle East and North Africa region. He is the author or co-author of more than 40 technical papers and publications, including books, book chapters, and journal articles.

Associated sessions

11 May
11:00 - 12:30

Climate resilience

Type: Focus session

Many countries are seeking a better understanding of climate change impacts – both positive and negative – and are beginning to build strategies and approaches to climate resilience into their plans for the development of new hydropower... (Read more)