CAFDP 2009, Tajikistan
- Candidate, PhD in Global Change Ecology, University of Bayreuth, Germany. Doctoral research: “Adaptation Opportunities to Local Effects of Global Climate Change in the Pamirs, by means of Rehabilitation and Development of Riparian Forest”
- BSc in Ecology, Khorog State University, Tajikistan
Bunafsha worked with the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) on a project on sustainable management of natural resources in Gorno Badakhshan, and was a trainer on a pilot project on sustainable joint forest management. As a CAFDP Fellow, Bunafsha has interned with the Hessen Forst-forestry Kirchhain and National Park Kellerwald Edersee, on forest management systems and national park management in Germany, and the South African National Biodiversity Institute in Cape Town, using software statistical tools and geographic information systems (GIS) to analyze the environmental maps.