President of MBLA
In her role as the president of the Moroccan Biodiversity and Livelihoods association, Najwa Es-siari supports the NGO’s executive team with day-to-day management of internal affairs and development opportunities. She oversees the strategic development and implementation of MBLA initiatives that benefit rural communities, youth, and women.
Najwa Es-siari has extensive experience working in the conservation sector, particularly with protected areas, areas of high biodiversity value, and communal heritage territories. She has worked with a number of international non-governmental organizations, including Catholic Relief Services and Enda Maghreb, as well as other organizations such as GIZ and UNDP. This provided her with solid expertise and a vast network, which she deploys to advance MBLA’s conservation projects.
She is also the author of « Eduquer par l’Environnement» a guide for managers of protected areas, and «La réalité nationale sur les aires et territoires du patrimoine autochtone et communautaire» Regard sur une réalité complexe », as well as co-author of a guide on collective territory usage « Agir face au changement climatique ».