Climate Change Specialist
Dr. Ana Bucher is climate change specialist with the Environment Department of the World Bank. Currently, she is working on adaptation to climate change and climate risk management. She provides support on understanding the impacts of climate change and adaptation measures particularly on agriculture and natural resource management (NRM), as well as on other cross-cutting sectors. She is responsible for the operation and development of the Climate Change Knowledge Portal, an online tool that provides information on climate and climate-related data for policy makers and development practitioners. Prior to joining the World Bank, she was a post-doctoral researcher at the Center for Environmental Studies of the Mediterranean in Spain working on EU projects related to carbon cycling and climate change on semi-arid lands. She has more than nine years of experience in research, development, and management of international programmatic activities and research projects related to climate change, agriculture, ecosystem assessment, and long-term environmental sustainability in Latin America, USA, and Europe. She holds a Ph.D. in Soil Science from the Pennsylvania State University and a B.Sc. in Biological Chemistry from the University of Cordoba, Argentina.