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Ilona Porsché

Head, Blue Solutions Initiative
Ilona Porsche

Ilona Porsché heads the Blue Solutions Initiative, implemented jointly by GIZ, GRID-Arendal, IUCN and UNEP, funded by the German Environment Ministry, BMUB. Ilona has fifteen years’ experience in sustainable natural resource management and livelihood support with a specialization in marine and coastal zone management and integrating adaptation to climate change into projects and planning. She has worked for GIZ, NGOs and academia in India, the Philippines, Mozambique, Brazil, the UK and Germany.