Dr. Janet Nackoney has accepted a Science and Technology Policy Fellowship with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This fall, she began working as a Land and Resource Governance Fellow with the Land and Urban Office in USAID's Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3).
Janet is working closely with the Land Team (https://land-links.org/about-us/), whose mission is to clarify and strengthen land tenure and property rights and help ensure that land governance systems are effective and accessible to communities worldwide. The work of the Land Team cuts across several development sectors, including environmental protection, agriculture and food security, economic growth, conflict, governance, and women’s economic empowerment.
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships provide opportunities to outstanding scientists to contribute their knowledge and analytical skills to help shape United States policy within the federal government. Through the program, fellows learn how to connect science to policy and have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of federally-funded projects and programs.