Keith Bettinger

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Adjunct Fellow, Research Program
National Adaptation Plan Support Consultant, United Nations Development Programme
keithb [at] hawaii.edu
Education: 
PhD (Geography), University of Hawai’i; MA (International Affairs) George Washington University
Area of Expertise: 

Climate change adaptation planning, project design, and finance

Political ecology of natural resource management

Keith Bettinger works as a climate change adaptation specialist for the United Nations Development Programme.  His current work focuses on supporting the development of National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes for climate change adaptation in least-developed countries, including Somalia and Namibia.  Keith also works on climate change adaptation projects with United Nations Environment (UNDP) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  His research and professional background has focused mainly on Southeast Asia.