Ms. Husna A. Mbarak works at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Kenya Representation as the Team Leader Governance of Land & Natural Resource/Gender Focal Point/ Indigenous People Focal Point. AT FAO Kenya she manages the Land Governance portfolio around Land Administration tenure and management, land use planning, conflict and dispute resolution, policy and legal framework, Gender equality/rights, research, indigenous people and knowledge management.
Expertise in Land, Environment and Natural resource management, Policy and Governance, Gender and Development. Trained in Legal (law), Gender, Natural Resource Governance, Governance, conflict and dispute resolution and project management. Holds a Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies management from Oxford Association of Management, Bachelors of Business Administration in Legal Studies Management from Universidad Empresarial de Costa Rica, Masters in Law from South Wales University and Master of Science in Project Management from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and Currently pursuing Doctoral degree (PhD) in Environmental Law at the University of Nairobi.
Experience in working with State, Non state actors and development partners and currently holding various position including member of the International Land Coalition steering committee in the African Region, Baord member of the African Fund for Endangered Species (AFEW) sits in various Non-Governmental Organization management boards including NAMATI and Haki Centre, Member of the working group of the implementation of the Community land Act 2016 (put in place by the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning in 2017.