Dr. Richard Munang

Dr. Richard Munang

Dr. Richard Munang is currently the United Nations Environment Africa Regional Climate Change Programme Coordinator.

Dr. Richard Munang is currently the United Nations Environment Africa Regional Climate Change Programme Coordinator, responsible for guiding the optimal actualization of UN Environment’s climate resilient development objectives for Africa with an emphasis on key agriculture and energy sectors. He is also the focal person for the UN Environment Ecosystems Based Adaptation (EBA) for Food Security, focused on climate proofing and maximizing productivity of Africa’s food systems in over 40 countries. Dr. Munang holds a PhD in Environmental Change & Policy from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, and an Executive Certificate in Climate Change and Energy Policy Making from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, USA.

Changing Climate Already Changing Africa: Are We Really Prepared?

Changing Climate Already Changing Africa: Are We Really Prepared?

The misfortune that comes with landslides and flooding has hit Sierra Leone, one of the jewels of Africa. May this moment of pain forever be etched in our memories as Africans as a lesson and moment of wisdom. To proceed let’s put things in perspective. In Sierra Leone and across…

Dr. Richard Munang

Dr. Richard Munang is currently the United Nations Environment Africa Regional Climate Change Programme Coordinator.

Finding New Leaders to Boost Africa’s Sustainable Development

Finding New Leaders to Boost Africa’s Sustainable Development

“We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right”. Never in Africa have these words uttered by Nelson Mandela, an African icon, rung as true as they do presently. We are two years into the implementation of the sustainable development goals (SDG)…

Dr. Richard Munang is currently the United Nations Environment Africa Regional Climate Change Programme Coordinator.