Faculty and Staff

Alana Malinde S.N. Lancaster

Alana Malinde S.N. Lancaster
Title: Lecturer in Law
Qualifications: B.Sc. (UG), LL.B. (UG),  MSc. Nat. Res. Management (UNPHU), LL.M. (Dalhousie), Postgrad. Dip. Education (UG), Postgrad. Dip. Dev. Studies (UG),  PG Cert (University Teaching and Learning) (UWI Cave Hill) 
Teaching Areas: Undergraduate: International Environmental Law, Caribbean Environmental Law

Postgraduate: Research Supervision: I am currently supervising one LL.M candidate researching planning law, and I am on the Examination committee of another researching climate change policy and law. I would be happy to discuss potential research projects with anyone who is interested in my areas of research interest.
Biography: Representative and Focal Point (Guyana) on the Inter-American Forum on Environmental Law (FIDA) (2007 – 2008) 
Assistant Chief Examiner, CAPE Environmental Science (Caribbean Examinations Council) (2008- present)
Member, Panel for the Selection to the UG/UWI Bachelor of Laws Programme (2005 – 2008)
Coordinator, Orientation Committee to the UG/UWI Bachelor of Laws Programme (2005 – 2008) 
Editor, Before the Bar – the journal of the UG/UWI Bachelor of Laws Programme (2002 – 2004)
Boardmember, Central Housing and Planning Authority Board (2007 – 2008) 
Environmental Protection Agency (Guyana) Representative to the Environmental Assessment Board (2007 – 2008)
National Focal Point (Guyana and Environmental Protection Agency (Guyana)) for the NPA, WSP/NPA for the Demerara Watershed (2007 – 2008)
Member, Panel for the Assessment of Final Year Projects : School of Earth & Environmental Sciences (SEES) (2008, 2010)
Member, Guyana Women’s Lawyers Association (2005 – present)
Environmental and natural resource management
Environmental law and international environmental law
Marine & environmental law, including the law emanating from the UNCLOS
Fisheries and aquaculture law
The law and management of Marine Spatial Planning (MSP), Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and Protected Areas, including transboundary protected areas
Trade and environmental law, including aspects of Caribbean Integration Law
Climate change policy and law

Staff Publications:  
An Analysis of the Ecotourism Industry in Guyana - Before the Bar, Vol. 2. 2004  
Land Use Planning for the Natural Resources of Guyana
Contact:; Office No. : (246). 417.4240 Secretary No : (246). 417.4225
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