African Climate Change Experts

SALUTATION FIRST NAME LAST NAME JOB TITLE INSTITUTION AREA(S) OF EXPERTISE
Mr. BANAK WAL DIRECTOR GENERAL, DISASTER MANAGEMENT Ministry for Disaster Management and Refugees Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
Dr. Amos Apraku Research Fellow University of Fort Hare, RSA Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Justice, Climate Research, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), NDCs / Paris Agreement, Sustainable Development
Mr. Zelalem Girma Abate Senior Editor Media Group Communication
Dr. ndambuki KILONZO Kenyatta University Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Research, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Infrastructure, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development, Technology and Innovations
Dr. Esubalew Abate Assistant Professor/Researcher Addis Ababa University (AAU) Agriculture
Dr. Hana Hamadalla Director of Climate Chage General Directorate - Ministry of Environment and Ntural Resources Climate Change Management Department Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Policy and Governance, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Forestry, Mitigation, NDCs / Paris Agreement
Dr. Patience Mutopo Senior Lecturer Centre for Development Studies, Chinhoyi University of Technology, Zimbabwe Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Policy and Governance, Gender, Land use, Sustainable Development
Ms. Mathapelo Silase Energy Planner Enegry and Power Development Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate modeling, Energy, Gender, Mitigation, Sustainable Development
Mrs. Sithembile Mwamakamba Regional Policy Officer FANRPAN and Africa-wide Civil Society, Climate Change Imitative for Policy Dialogue Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Policy and Governance, Communication, Communities / Civil society, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Programme Management, Sustainable Development
Mrs. Ann Kobia Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Justice, Communication, Gender
Mr. SAID DJAFFAR SOUDJAY ALI Directeur des Statistiques et Synthèse Economique Other Climate Science, Economic affairs, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Gender, Sustainable Development
Mrs. Winfred Osimbo Lichuma Advocate and Gender Expert AGN Gender
Prof. Roland Schulze Professor Emeritus of Hydrology University of KwaZulu Natal Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Information Services, Climate modeling, Climate Research, Climate Science, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Forestry, Hydrology, Information Management / Knowledge Management, Meteorology, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development
Mr. Narindra Jean Philippe RAZAFINDRABE Internal Auditor Pan African Parliament Sustainable Development
Ms. Catherine Mungai Partnership and policy specialist CCAFS Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Policy and Governance, Communication, Gender, Sustainable Development
Mr. Nicodemus Kioko Kivandi Journalist/Journalism Trainer Other Communication
Dr. Francois Tapsoba Technical Advisor for the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative Other Adaptation / Climate resilience
Dr. Abonesh Tesfaye Post Doctoral Fellow CGIAR Climate Information Services, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Natural Resource Management
Mr. Fekahmed Negash Nuru Executive Director Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO) Sustainable Development
Dr. Sotamenou Joel Assistant Professor University of Yaounde II Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Energy, Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development
Dr. Jethro Zuwarimwe Senior Lecturer and Researcher University of Venda Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Blue economy, Climate Finance, Climate Policy and Governance, Climate Research, Communities / Civil society, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Economic affairs, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Gender, Green Economy, Information Management / Knowledge Management, Land use, Mitigation, Natural Resource Management, Programme Management, Sustainable Development, Urban planning
Mr. JUSTIN PROSPER DIRECTOR CLIMATE SCIENCE AND DATA MANAGEMENT Other Climate Information Services, Climate Science, Information Management / Knowledge Management, Programme Management
Mr. EDWARD WABWOTO Senior Legal Officer National Environment Management Authority Climate Finance, Climate Justice, Climate Policy and Governance, NDCs / Paris Agreement
Ms. Hellen Kuria Senior Programme Management Officer Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Finance, Climate Information Services, Climate Justice, Climate Policy and Governance, Energy, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Programme Management
Mrs. Dorcas Ntiki Masisi Department of Meteorological service Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Information Services, Climate modeling, Climate Science
Mr. Isaac Kabongo Executive Director Civil Society Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Justice, Climate Policy and Governance, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Energy
Mr. Mulatu G/ Mariam Executive Director ACCRA Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Forestry, Green Economy, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development, Urban planning
Ms. Titilope Ngozi Akosa Executive Director Centre for 21st Century Issues Gender
Dr. Chrislain Eric KENFACK Other Climate Justice, Climate Policy and Governance, Communities / Civil society, NDCs / Paris Agreement
Mr. GOODMAN CHILOANE National Disaster Management Centre Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
Mr. Bob NATIFU Principal Climate Change Officer Outreach Ministry of Water and Environment Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Justice, Climate Policy and Governance, Climate Research, Communication
Mr. Alfred Gichu Assistant Chief Conservator of Forests Kenya Forest Service Adaptation / Climate resilience, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Forestry, Land use, Natural Resource Management
Mr. Derrick Kizza Executive Director Civil Society Communities / Civil society, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Gender, Green Economy
Mr. Robert Muthami Programme Coordinator FRIEDRICH-EBERT-STIFUNG Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Finance, Climate Information Services, Climate Justice, Climate Policy and Governance, Communities / Civil society, Energy, Mitigation, Natural Resource Management, NDCs / Paris Agreement
Dr. Michael Girma Senior Advisor Other Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Information Services, Climate modeling, Climate Research, Climate Science, Hydrology, Meteorology, Technology and Innovations
Mr. John Ngaruiya Ngugi Journalist African Network of Environmental Journalists Climate Justice
Dr. Andualem Shiferaw Researcher/PhD Candidate Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Information Services, Climate modeling, Climate Research, Climate Science, Meteorology, Programme Management
Ms. Swati Agarwal Programme Executive UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Finance, Climate Justice, Climate Policy and Governance, Economic affairs, Emissions, Energy, Green Economy, Infrastructure, Mitigation, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Programme Management, Sustainable Development
Ms. MAUREEN WANZALA CLIMATE DOWNSCALING EXPERT IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) Climate Information Services, Climate modeling, Climate Research, Climate Science
Ms. Omoyemen Lucia Odigie-Emmanuel Director Centre for Human Rights and Climate Change Research Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Blue economy, Climate Finance, Climate Justice, Climate Policy and Governance, Climate Research, Communities / Civil society, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Economic affairs, Emissions, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Green Economy, Land use, Mitigation, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Sustainable Development
Ms. Omoyemen Lucia Odigie-Emmanuel Directot Centre for Human Rights and Climate Change Research Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Blue economy, Climate Finance, Climate Justice, Climate Policy and Governance, Climate Research, Communities / Civil society, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Economic affairs, Emissions, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Green Economy, Land use, Mitigation, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Sustainable Development
Mr. Huzi Ishaku Mshelia Director Clean Energy Consult/ Initiative Green Economy
Prof. AGWU EKWE AGWU LECTURER University of Nigeria Nsukka Adaptation / Climate resilience, Gender, Information Management / Knowledge Management, Sustainable Development
Mr. KASULU SEYA MAKONGA Vincent Vice-Prsident of NGO Transparence Environnemental African Group of Experts and Climate Change Negotiators (AGN) Climate Justice
Dr. ZABLONE OWITI Research Fellow, Climate Services SouthSouthNorth Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Information Services, Climate Science, Information Management / Knowledge Management, Meteorology
Prof. SHADRACK MWAKALILA PROFESSOR IN WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT University of Dar es Salaam Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Research, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Hydrology, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development
Ms. Wangari Ndirangu Journalist kenya News Agency Green Economy
Prof. Negussie Retta Prof of chemistry and climate science expert Addis Ababa University (AAU) Climate Science, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Natural Resource Management
Mrs. Joan Manda Climate Finance Specialist UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Finance, Climate Justice, Climate Policy and Governance, Climate Science, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Energy, Gender, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Programme Management, Sustainable Development, Urban planning
Dr. PHILOMENA ASUQUO RESEARCH FELLOW I University of Calabar, Nigeria Agriculture
Prof. Carlos Pascual Professor Other Climate Research
Dr. Yabi Ibouraïma Lecturer-Research University of Abomey-Calavi Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Science, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development
Ms. Jemima Kibira Social Entrepreneur, Renewable Energy advocate, Green consumption champion Africa LEDS Partnership Sustainable Development
Dr. Annie Sampa Other Adaptation / Climate resilience, Communication
Ms. FAYE CHRISTINE MAME CODOU Activist and trainee at the Ministry of Women of Family and Gender Other Communities / Civil society, Gender, Sustainable Development
Prof. Doreen Stabinsky Professor College of the Atlantic Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Justice, Land use
Mr. Charles Rice President and CEO Developing Radio Partners Adaptation / Climate resilience, Communication, Communities / Civil society, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Information Management / Knowledge Management
Mr. Bernard LUTETE DI LUTETE President and CEO_Save the Climat & Regional OP-Central Africa NGO Major Group SAVE THE CLIMAT Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Finance, Climate Policy and Governance, Climate Research, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Energy, Forestry, Green Economy, Land use, Mitigation, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development, Technology and Innovations
Mr. Fofana Mohammed Africa Adaptation Programme Forestry
Dr. Emmanuel Ackom Senior Energy and Climate Expert Other Agriculture, Climate Finance, Climate Policy and Governance, Communities / Civil society, Emissions, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Green Economy, Information Management / Knowledge Management, Land use, Mitigation, Natural Resource Management, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Programme Management, Sustainable Development, Technology and Innovations, Urban planning
Prof. Bonnie Ayodele Lecturer Other Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Justice, Mitigation, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development
Dr. Lydia Hangulu Researcher University of KwaZulu Natal Green Economy
Dr. Bruce Campbell Program Director CCAFS Agriculture
Prof. Moses Tenywa Lecturer Makerere University Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate modeling, Climate Research, Climate Science, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Hydrology, Land use, Natural Resource Management, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Sustainable Development, Technology and Innovations
Ms. Khadidiatou GUEYE RHRN/Senegal Communication, Communities / Civil society, Gender
Mr. Gabriel Kpaka Deputy Director-General and UNFCCC National Focal Point for Sierra Leone Other Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Information Services, Climate modeling, Climate Policy and Governance, Climate Research, Climate Science, Communication, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Emissions, Energy, Hydrology, Meteorology, Mitigation, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Programme Management
Mr. Toyin Oshaniwa Environmental and Sustainability Consultant Nature Cares Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Justice, Climate Research, Communities / Civil society, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development
Dr. Edward Awafo Lecturer/Researcher Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Research, Energy, Mitigation, Programme Management, Sustainable Development
Ms. Mercy Kiremu Student Other Climate Finance, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
Mr. Okoh, Augustine Igomu Sadiq Benue State University Green Economy
Dr. Andrew Kanyegirire Snr Communications Officer Other Communication
Dr. Phil René Oyono Senior Policy Research Fellow Rights and Resources Initiative Adaptation / Climate resilience
Dr. Kees van der Geest Associate Academic Officer United Nations University, Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) Adaptation / Climate resilience, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Land use, Natural Resource Management, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Sustainable Development, Transport and mobility
Mr. ayodele akele Executive director Labor, Health and Human Rights Development Centre Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Finance, Climate Justice, Energy
Ms. Emily Ojoo-Massawa Senior Consultant and Technical Advisor Global Climate Adaptation Partnership Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Finance, Climate Policy and Governance, Climate Research, Climate Science, Natural Resource Management, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Programme Management, Sustainable Development, Technology and Innovations
Mrs. Levina Owusu Chief Director Division of Environment Climate Policy and Governance, Green Economy, Natural Resource Management, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Sustainable Development, Urban planning
Dr. KOMKOUA MBIENDA A. J. Lecturer University of Dar es Salaam, IRA Climate modeling
Dr. PETER MBILE CEO CLIM-DEV-CAM Africa Climate and Sustainable Development Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Finance, Climate Policy and Governance, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Emissions, Forestry, Gender, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development
Hon. Adedapo Adeyemi Managing Director Bimtol Investment Ventures Ltd Agriculture
Mrs. Mominata COMPAORE Legal advisor on studies and analysis / environmental laws and policies Young African lawyers Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Justice, Climate Policy and Governance, Communities / Civil society, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Gender
Mr. Bousseif Moud Director of Studies and Research Minisrtry of Petroleum Energy and Mines-Mauritania Adaptation / Climate resilience, Economic affairs, Energy, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development
Dr. Vincent Ojeh Lecturer WASCAL Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Research, Climate Science, Meteorology, Natural Resource Management
Dr. Adama SOW BADJI Enseignante/chercheure, point focal du SDSN-SAHEL au Sénégal SDSN SAHEL Agriculture, Blue economy
Mr. Balisi Gopolang Meteorologist African Group of Experts and Climate Change Negotiators (AGN) Climate Policy and Governance
Mr. Yamikani Coutinho Jassi Executive Director Other Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, Programme Management, Sustainable Development
Mr. Kamal Djemouai Climate Change Expert Independent consultant Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Finance, Climate Information Services, Climate Policy and Governance, Climate Science, Communities / Civil society, Emissions, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Green Economy, Information Management / Knowledge Management, Land use, Mitigation, Natural Resource Management, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Programme Management, Sustainable Development, Technology and Innovations, Transport and mobility, Urban planning
Mr. Kofi Kankam President and Chief Executive Officer Elizka Relief Foundation / UN NGO Major Group - Africa Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Communities / Civil society, Energy, Sustainable Development
Mrs. Solange Marie Odile Mbaye National Program Coordinator ASBEF Programme Management
Ms. Ivy Mumba Chipasha Steering Committee Member Other Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Policy and Governance, Climate Research, Climate Science, Communication, Communities / Civil society, Emissions, Energy, Gender, Green Economy, Mitigation, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Sustainable Development
Prof. Moustapha Osman Guedi Enseignant Enegry and Power Development Energy
Mr. Olumide Idowu Communication Director Africa Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC) Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Information Services, Climate Justice, Climate Policy and Governance, Communication, Communities / Civil society, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Energy, Forestry, Gender, Green Economy, Information Management / Knowledge Management, Mitigation, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Sustainable Development, Technology and Innovations, Urban planning
Dr. KORAHIRÉ POUAHOULABOU JOEL AWOUHIDIA Directeur de la coordination des conventions internationales Secretariat Permanent du Conseil National pour le D‚veloppement Durable (SP/CNDD) ÿ Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Finance, Climate Policy and Governance, Communities / Civil society, Economic affairs, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Land use, Mitigation, Natural Resource Management, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Sustainable Development
Prof. Driss ZEJLI Professor Other Energy, Green Economy, Mitigation, Sustainable Development, Technology and Innovations
Dr. KORAHIRÉ POUAHOULABOU JOEL AWOUHIDIA Directeur de la coordination des conventions internationales Secretariat Permanent du Conseil National pour le D‚veloppement Durable (SP/CNDD) ÿ Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Finance, Climate Policy and Governance, Communities / Civil society, Economic affairs, Ecosystems (Forestry / Water / Wetlands etc.), Land use, Mitigation, Natural Resource Management, NDCs / Paris Agreement, Sustainable Development
Mr. Francis Olivier CUBAHIRO Director of ICT Infrastructures (ICT green standards oriented)/ ICT & sustainable development Observer/ United 4 Smart Sustainable Cities (taking part of it as an expert) Other Infrastructure, Sustainable Development, Technology and Innovations
Ms. Khady Sako Loum Responsable des Masters à l'Université Euro Afrique de Dakar UNFPA Communities / Civil society
Dr. Bob Alex Ogwang Long Range Forecasting Expert ACMAD Adaptation / Climate resilience, Climate Information Services, Climate modeling, Climate Research, Climate Science, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Meteorology
Mrs. Patience Damptey Consultant African Group of Negotiators Adaptation / Climate resilience, Gender
Mr. Happison Chikova Director Help Initiatives for People Organisation Adaptation / Climate resilience
Mr. David Tenywa Senior Education Officer Bugiri District Local Government Adaptation / Climate resilience, Agriculture, Climate Policy and Governance, Climate Research, Communities / Civil society, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Gender, Green Economy, Mitigation, Programme Management, Sustainable Development

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