Janani Vivekananda

Senior Advisor, Climate Change and Peacebuilding, Adelphi
Professional background

Janani Vivekananda is a senior adviser at adelphi where she specialises in climate change and peacebuilding. Her recent work has involved conducting participatory field research on community level resilience to conflict and climate change risks, and building the capacity of practitioners and civil society to integrate climate and conflict risk into policies and field projects. Her particular interests lie in understanding complexities of climate, conflict and natural resource related risks from a local contextual level and feeding these nuances into policy work.  Prior to joining adelphi, Janani was the Head of the Environment, Climate Change and Security at International Alert where she lead the organisation's work on understanding and addressing climate-related risks to peace and security.