Policy Associate

Liilnna Teji

  • Liilnna Teji
    Liilnna Teji
    Policy Associate

Contact: +1(919) 613-5335

liilnna.teji@duke.edu

Liilnna Teji is a Policy Associate at the Duke University Energy Access Project at the Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

 

Liilnna has a legal background with a specialization in energy and brings her experience providing compliance and regulatory support to stakeholders within the industry. At Duke, she is engaged in various initiatives geared towards catalyzing climate investment towards low-carbon and energy transition, with the goal of addressing the climate finance gap for low- and middle-income countries. Her recent work involves evaluating the impacts of ag-energy technologies on the resilience of vulnerable communities, contributing to the knowledge base supporting climate adaptation finance.

Liilnna’s previous experience includes offering legal support to project developers and supporting the implementation of mini-grids and large-scale energy projects. Liilnna holds LLM in Energy Law from the University of Aberdeen and  LLB from Addis Ababa University.

My Work

New Frontiers in Climate Finance

New Frontiers in Climate Finance

    Investment decisions made in low- and middle-income countries leading up to 2030 will determine whether low-carbon pathways out of poverty and climate vulnerability are possible for millions, and whether the next global surge in emissions can be prevented. There...

Distributed Renewable Energy-Agriculture Modalities (DREAM)

Distributed Renewable Energy-Agriculture Modalities (DREAM)

    The Distributed Renewable Energy-Agriculture Modalities (DREAM) project was launched to demonstrate the viability of solar mini-grids for delivering improved irrigation services, greater agricultural productivity and expanded rural electrification. The DREAM...

Catalyzing Climate Finance for Low-Carbon Ag-Tech

Catalyzing Climate Finance for Low-Carbon Ag-Tech

    Despite minimal contributions to causing climate change, rural households working in the agriculture sector are disproportionately impacted by climate-related shocks and see it as one of the biggest risks to their livelihoods.Climate finance presents a critical...

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