Lamine Diatta is employed as a Programme Officer responsible of matters related to Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) at the Climate Change Division of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Senegal. He is graduated with two master degrees on natural sciences and environmental sciences, respectively, at the Cheikh Anta Diop university (UCAD). Prior to join the Ministry of Environment, Mr. Diatta was a junior researcher in the Climate Change, Adaptation and Environmental Risks (CAREX) unit of the Institute of Environmental Sciences (ISE/UCAD), with interest on carbon removal and ecosystem services in agroforestry systems. Currently, he is a technical assistant to the Head of the Climate Change Division, in matters related to mitigation and adaptation in agriculture, livestock, foods systems and land. Furthermore, he is assisting in issues related to carbon finance (CDM and REDD+ programmes), GHG and mitigation action transparency in AFOLU sector for national communications, biennial update reports and NDC. He is member of UNFCCC roster of experts and AGNES, climate negotiator following agriculture and transparency issues.