Prof. Arona Diedhiou
Institut of Research for Development (IRD)
Arona Diedhiou is the Director of Research at the Institute of Research for Development (IRD). He is based at the Institute of Environmental Geosciences (IGE) at the University Grenoble Alpes (UGA). He is hosted at the University Felix Houphouët Boigny (Ivory Coast) as Co-director of the International Joint Laboratory on the nexus between climate, water, agriculture and energy as part of the Climate Nexus Lab. He specialises in the African climate system and climate change in the tropics, and works within the context of several international programs on climate extremes and their drivers in Africa. He was a Lead Author of the IPCC Special Report on the impacts of 1.5°C of global warming and was also a Reviewer-Editor for the IPCC Assessment Report WG1/AR6.