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Dsouza, Sonal

Senior Project Officer, UN Environment – GEF Project, India

Sonal Dsouza is Senior Project Officer based at New Delhi. She provides administrative and technical support to the UN Environment implemented GEF Project ‘Mainstreaming agricultural biodiversity conservation and utilization in agricultural sector to ensure ecosystem services and reduce vulnerability’.

Sonal joined Bioversity International in 2014 as Communication and Programme Assistant and was responsible for communications for the India office and also provided administrative and logistical support to all the projects. Prior to joining Bioversity, she worked as an English Language Secondary School Teacher with Delhi Public School, New Delhi for twelve years where she held additional responsibilities of a Language Coordinator and was in charge of publications. She has been a resource person for various workshops and has also anchored significant national and global programmes for organisations like APAARI.



Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Symbiosis, Pune

MA (English), Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India

Bachelor of Education, IGNOU, New Delhi, India

BA (Hons) English, Delhi University, New Delhi, India

Publication highlights:

Mathur, P.N., Archak, S. and Dsouza, S. (Eds) (2013): Proceedings of Global Consultation on Use and Management of Agrobiodiversity for Sustainable Food Security, 12-14 February 2013, New Delhi, India. P200 

Paroda, R.S., Tyagi, R.K., Mathur, P.N., Agrawal, A., Archak, S., Agrawal, R.C. and Dsouza, S. (Eds) (2017): Proceedings and Recommendations of 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress, 6-9 December 2019, New Delhi, India. P152