Sara Jani is the Project Monitoring and Knowledge Management Coordinator of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning platform (MEL). She started her work with MEL in 2016. She provides support and training to ICARDA to increase capacity and manages ICARDA knowledge products uploaded to the MEL Platform to ensure maximum compliance with FAIR principles. In addition, she works on updating MEL’s online user guide. Recently, she is involved in recording ICARDA projects and managing the contribution of ICARDA to the FAO-managed AGROVOC repository.
Previously she worked as the program administrator for the CRP- Dryland Systems Program and served as a senior secretary for the Integrated Water and Land Management (IWLM) when she first joined ICARDA in 2005 assisting project leaders, international and local researchers in administrative and financial matters.
She holds M.Sc in Business Management from the SKEMA International Business School and B.Sc in Business Administration from Aleppo University in Syria.