GAKWAVU John R.

Executive Secretary and Project Manager

With Master's Degree in Water Resources and Environmental Management and Bachelor's Degree in Plant Science and Conservation. Working in Civil Society Organizations on different aspects of Environment, such as water resources and environmental management, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. Some professional experiences: Attended and implemented Community Climate Change Adaptation Assessment (C3A2) by Tetra Tech ARD, Talek, (2018) Kenya, Environmental Modelling Systems, UNESCO-Delft, The Netherlands (2009), International Training Program (ITP) Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Eastern Africa organized by SMHI, Sweden (2018), Leadership Development in RMI (Rwanda Management Institute), (2017), Managing Solid Waste with Emphasis on Households waste organics, organized by FEEV (Five Elements Environment Ventures Pvt Ltd) held in Pune & Mumbai, INDIA in Collaboration with UN-IHE Delft, The NETHERLANDS (06/2017), International Water Resources and Sanitation Training Program, CAS-TWAS-CEWE, RCEES, Beijing, CHINA (09/2016), and others.

GAKWAVU is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Transnational climate impacts

Climate change – and adaptation to it – will occur in a globalized, hyper-connected world. 
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ASSAR

This 5-year research project seeks to better understand barriers and enablers to widespread transformative adaptation to advance adaptive livelihoods for vulnerable groups
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ACCRA

The Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance programme is made up of Oxfam GB, ODI, Save the Children International, Care International and World Vision International.
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Vulnerability

Guidelines and tools for assessing the social and biophysical vulnerability to climate change.
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Forests and Climate Change

Exploring the role of forests for the adaptation of people to climate change.
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