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Shaping policy for development

An overview of Lagoro IDP camp in Kitgum District, northern Uganda, 20 May 2007. Manoocher Deghati/IRIN
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Jennifer Benson
Jennifer Benson

Jennifer Benson

Programme Officer, Humanitarian Policy Group

Jennifer is the Programme Officer within the Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) and Humanitarian Practice Network (HPN)

She is responsible for fiscal and project administration and office-based project management.

Jennifer works closely with the HPG Researcher Officers, Fellows, assistants and associates as well as external consultants and contractors throughout the project cycle from the proposal and tendering process through to completion stage on a wide variety of humanitarian projects.

Jennifer also provides general support within HPG and facilitates the flow of information internally between the Researchers and Central Support departments as well as externally with a variety of stakeholders and peers.

With a background in Communications, Jennifer holds a BA from the University of Gloucestershire.
Her research background is largely based on conservation development in rural south Tanzania.


Policy support for WFP consultations on humanitarian assistance and risks in Somalia

Projects - May 2011 to July 2011
This project seeks to assist WFP in the preparation, facilitation and delivery of three consultations on humanitarian assistance and risks in Somalia. The outcomes of the first two consultations will serve as a basis for the third, a high-level consultation, which aims to conclude with a broad consensus on key areas of risk and joint action to mitigate such risks.