Anupam [user:field_middlename] Anand

Anupam Anand

Evaluation Officer
Global Environment Facility, World Bank Group
United States of America

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Anupam Anand is an Evaluation officer at the Independent Evaluation Office of the GEF. He has more than 15 years of combined experience in evaluation, international development, academic research, and teaching. Anupam has led evaluations on biodiversity, SFM and REDD+, land degradation, fragility and conflict, and illegal wildlife trade. He uses a blend of innovative approaches such as satellite data, GIS, machine learning, drones, and field-based methods to enhance evaluative evidence. Before GEF, he was a Remote Sensing Scientist at the Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF), working on multiple NASA funded projects, including field campaigns for future satellite missions, and also worked for the Climate Investment Funds. He has published several scientific articles and book chapters. Anupam holds a Ph.D. in ecological applications of lidar remote sensing from the University of Maryland.