Raffaello-Cervigni-156x156 Raffaello Cervigni

Raffaello Cervigni is a lead environmental economist with the Africa Region of  the World Bank. He holds an MA and a PhD in economics from Oxford University and University College London, and over 20 years of professional experience on programs, projects, and research in a variety of sectors financed by the World Bank, the GEF, the European Union, and the Italian government. He is currently the World Bank’s regional coordinator for climate change in the Africa region, after serving for about three years in a similar role for the Middle East and North Africa region. He is the author or co-author of more than 40 technical papers and publications, including books, book chapters, and journal articles.


Raffaello Cervigni paper shot 1 Raffaello Cervigni paper shot 2 confronting drought in africa's drylands

Recent Publications

Enhancing the Climate Resilience of Africa’s Infrastructure: The Power and Water Sectors (available here); World Bank (April 2015)

Achieving Sustainable Development in Jordan: Country Environmental Analysis (available here); World Bank (September 2013)

Toward Climate-Resilient Development in Nigeria (available here); World Bank (June 2013)

Low-Carbon Development: Opportunities for Nigeria (available here); World Bank (May 2013)

Assessing Low-Carbon Development in Nigeria: An Analysis of Four Sectors (available here); World Bank (January 2013)

Addressing Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) (available here); World Bank (November 2009)

Biodiversity in the balance (available here); Edward Elgar Publishing (2002)

Relevant links

A Plan to Spur Climate Resilient Infrastructure in Africa (http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2015/12/09/a-plan-to-spur-climate-resilient-infrastructure-in-africa

World Bank ECRAI Program (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5s_bXZfj_kg)

The World Bank – Raffaello Cervigni (http://www.worldbank.org/en/about/people/Raffaello-cervigni)

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