Edna Ayeley Okine

SCELG PhD Member

Edna Ayeley Okine, is a PhD student in administrative and environmental law at the University of Strathclyde, Law School where she is a member of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance.  Edna is a graduate from Strathclyde’s LLB programme and environmental law programme in  LLM International Law and Sustainable Development

Edna is experienced in legal work, charity and sustainable development research mainly through her participation  as a student legal advisor at the Strathclyde Law Clinic(2013-2015), resource person at a local charity -Empower Women for Change,  student researcher SCELG’s Climate and Sustainability Project 2015/2016 and masters dissertation on ‘achieving sustainable development through shea trade’.

Edna’s PhD research is built on excerpt findings from the mentioned project and dissertation and is using the theory of Co-production, Environmental Trust Funds (ETFs) and comparative legal approaches to explore Ghana and Scotland’s governance and inclusion of third sector participation in climate and environmental action for sustainable development.

Edna is currently involved in working with EWFC, tutoring at Strathclyde and supervising project work at the Ghana Institute of Journalism were she is an alumni.

Edna’s full profile is available here.

Edna’s areas of expertise:

  • Law and Development
  • Climate and Energy
  • Economic Law and Governance