Reagan Kandole

Reagan Kandole is a 25 year old eco-artist, art teacher, youth development worker the founder and Director of ECOACTION  a non-profit organisation which creates income and livelihood opportunities for the most marginalised urban youth and women through innovative use of waste. Kandole got his Bachelor’s degree in Art and Design at Kyambogo University and pursuedContinue reading Reagan Kandole

Dr Mia Perry

Dr Mia Perry is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow. She works in the intersections of contemporary arts and cultural practices and formal and informal pedagogies. Mia marries a background in professional and educational arts practice with scholarship in post-critical theories, public pedagogies, and qualitative research methodologies. SheContinue reading Dr Mia Perry

Prof. David O. Ògúngbilé

David O. Ògúngbilé is a Professor of Comparative Religion and African Religions, Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. His research engagement, is deeply rooted in and drawn from ethnographic data and sources, which is on the various manifestations, expressions, and the dynamics of religions (Indigenous Religion, Islam and Christianity) in Africa.

Sharifa Abdulla

Sharifa Abdulla is a Malawian scholar and theatre for development practitioner holding a lecturer position with the University of Malawi, Chancellor College in the Department of Fine and performing Arts. She is currently a PhD research student at the University of Glasgow, school of education (looking at Culture, Community Arts and Health). Sharifa holds aContinue reading Sharifa Abdulla

Hellen Todd

Helen is the Executive Director of Art and Global Health Center Africa (ArtGlo), an NGO in Malawi that uses participatory arts-based approaches to ignite positive social change. Helen holds an MProf in Leadership for Sustainable Development from Middlesex University and a BA in Psychology and Philosophy from Sheffield University. In her spare time she is oftenContinue reading Hellen Todd

Goitsemang Mmeko

Goitsemang Mmeko graduated from the University of Botswana with BA in Adult Education. She is currently doing MED in Adult Education at the University of Botswana, and her research interest  is in the area of environment and sustainable development. Goitsemang is also involved in the voluntary work at Disability Support Services Department at the UniversityContinue reading Goitsemang Mmeko

Elson Kambalu

Elson Kambalu is a visual artist/curator/gallerist/filmmaker based in Lilongwe, Malawi. He is increasingly drawn to conceptual and participatory work and he is interested in listening to, sharing people’s stories, and creating works that stimulate debate. Elson has exhibited extensively, and his work has appeared on BBC, CNN, and numerous broadcasting houses across the world. HeContinue reading Elson Kambalu

Fabian Karembe Ahimbisibwe

Fabian Karembe Ahimbisibwe is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Adult and Community Education, Makerere University. A trained professional adult and community educator, he holds a Master Degree and Bachelor’s degree in Adult and Community Education from Makerere University, and a Diploma in Secondary Education. He has vast experience in teaching and training inContinue reading Fabian Karembe Ahimbisibwe

Dr Richard Kagolobya

Richard Kagolobya has a multi-disciplinary academic background. He completed his doctoral studies in Drama and Theatre Studies from Stellenbosch University, South Africa, a Master of Philosophy in Indigenous Studies from Tromsø University– Norway and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Drama from Makerere University, Uganda.  He is a poet, playwright, and spontaneous vocal performer. Currently,Continue reading Dr Richard Kagolobya

Dr Priscilla Achakpa

Dr Priscilla M. Achakpa is the founder and Executive Director of Women Environmental Programme (WEP) in Nigeria which currently has offices in Nigeria, Togo, Burkina Faso, Tunisia and USA. She has over eighteen years of experience in development work, gender issues, research and documentation, resource mobilization, monitoring and evaluation, conflict intervention and peacebuilding, negotiations, labourContinue reading Dr Priscilla Achakpa

Dr Lizelle Bisschoff

Lizelle Bisschoff is a researcher in African film and the founder of the  Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival, an annual African film festival taking place in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Dr Bisschoff directed the festival from 2006-2011 and currently act as advisor and member of the festival’s Management Team and Board of Trustees. The inspiration for theContinue reading Dr Lizelle Bisschoff

Teesa Bahana

Teesa Bahana is Director of 32º East | Ugandan Arts Trust. The organization was founded for the creation and exploration of contemporary Ugandan art, and through her work, she seeks to create dynamic cultural exchange opportunities throughout the region and to offer resources for artists and arts practitioners within Uganda and beyond.  www.ugandanartstrust.org

Anthony Kadoma

Anthony Kadoma is a Social Change and Community Development Specialist with a Masters of Arts Degree in Applied Community Change and Peacebuilding (October 2013) from Future Generations Graduate School WV USA and a Bachelors Degree of Adult and Community Education 2nd Class Upper Division (2006) from Makerere University Kampala, Uganda. Since 2007 Anthony has hadContinue reading Anthony Kadoma

Grace Awosanmi

Grace Awosanmi is currently a doctoral student in the Department of Crop Production and Protection, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. Grace has managed different research and collaborative projects for the Seed Science and Technology Research Laboratory at Obafemi Awolowo University. These include Darwin Initiative Research on Community Tree Seeds (DIRECTS) (2006-2010); Collaborative Project between ObafemiContinue reading Grace Awosanmi

Dr Nader Karimi

Nader Karimi is a lecturer at School of Engineering, University of Glasgow. He is an energy scientist and engineer with almost fifteen years of research experience. Nader completed his PhD at University of Melbourne, Australia in 2009 and subsequently worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Darmstadt University of Technology in Germany and University of CambridgeContinue reading Dr Nader Karimi

Dr Neil Munro

Neil Munro holds a BA (combined honours) in Chinese and Russian (Queensland, 1990) and a PhD in public policy from University of Strathclyde (2004). He has a comparative interest in participation in governance in post-communist and developing societies and has published on a wide range of themes ranging from acceptance of bureaucratic norms through national identity, regimeContinue reading Dr Neil Munro

Kellen Aganyira

Ms Kellen Aganyira is a PhD Research Fellow at Makerere University, Uganda undertaking research on community engagement in Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) programs In Uganda’s forestry sector. Previously Ms Aganyira has been an Assistant Lecturer completing both teaching and research in environmental education for the BA in Adult and Community Education. Kellen is aContinue reading Kellen Aganyira

Dr Alex Okot

Dr Alex Okot completed his formal education in this school of Social Sciences, St. Thomas University, Rome, Italy. Dr Okot is a lecturer at the Kampala International University (SWASA) and Makerere University at the Department of Adult and Community Education where he is the Coordinator of the MSc Programme in the Department of Adult andContinue reading Dr Alex Okot

Dr Brian Barrett

Brian Barrett is a lecturer at the School of Geographical & Earth Sciences at the University of Glasgow. Dr Barrett’s main research interests are in the use of remote sensing for monitoring, modelling and understanding environmental change across multiple spatial and temporal scales. He uses data acquired from in-situ, aerial and spaceborne sensors to deliver newContinue reading Dr Brian Barrett

Joseph Watuleke

Joseph Watuleke is an Assistant Lecturer at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda and a PhD candidate in Educational Management (With Bias in ePedagogy in Higher Education). Joseph worked at the University of Agder, Kristiansand  Norway where he secured his MSc in Development Management and continued to support the International  Research Conference on Climate Change and Security at  Cross-Roads.Continue reading Joseph Watuleke

Dr Vincent B. Muwanika

Dr Vincent B. Muwanika is an Associate Professor and holds a PhD in Evolutionary & Conservation biology. He has vast experience in training and research in sustainable natural resources utilization especially Biological resources both wild and on-farm biodiversity. His current research is focused on seeking to understand and explain processes that drive diversification in aContinue reading Dr Vincent B. Muwanika

Dr Charles Masembe

Dr Charles Masembe is a veterinarian, molecular geneticist, and Associate Professor, with teaching and research experience in molecular genetics, diagnostics, evolution and epidemiology of important diseases of domestic animals, mainly Foot-and-Mouth Disease, African swine fever, and pathogen discovery. He has an MSc in Environment and Natural Resources Management (Makerere University), a PhD in Molecular PopulationContinue reading Dr Charles Masembe

Dr Masego Ayo Mpotokwane

Dr Masego Ayo Mpotokwane received his Ph.D. in Environmental Science from the University of Stirling. Since 2014 Dr. Mpotokwane has been working as a lecturer at the University of Botswana. Dr Mpotokwane has been involved in the project “Management and Policy Options for the Sustainable Development of Communal Rangelands and their Communities in Southern Africa”. Among hisContinue reading Dr Masego Ayo Mpotokwane

Prof. Sola Ajayi

Prof. Sola Ajayi is an agricultural scientist with more than 20 years research and management experience in Nigeria, South Africa, Austria, Germany and United Kingdom. Prof. Ajayi has vast research and industry experience in seed industry development and agricultural policy dialogue. He has published widely on seed science and technology, crop field agronomy with aContinue reading Prof. Sola Ajayi

Dr Olekae Tsompi Thakadu

Dr Olekae Tsompi Thakadu is a Senior Research Scholar (Environmental Communication & Education) at the University of Botswana, Okavango Research Institute. Formerly a civil servant in Botswana, Thakadu specialised on outreach and mobilization strategies for civic engagement of local communities through CBNRM programs. Thakadu completed his PhD in Communication Studies from the University of Florida,Continue reading Dr Olekae Tsompi Thakadu

Kyauta Giwa

Ms Kyauta Giwa is an agriculturalist with vast experience in gender, agricultural extension and management work. Before joining Women Environmental Programme (WEP), she has worked as the Executive Director of the community focused leading national organizations in Nigeria. Ms Kyauta Giwa has more than 12 years of experience working within the NGO sector and onContinue reading Kyauta Giwa

Prof. Oitshepile MmaB Modise

Prof. Oitshepile MmaB Modise holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Adult Education with a major specialisation in human resource development. Her PhD training was attained from the Florida State University in the United States of America. At Masters level, her training was on Continuing and Vocational Education. Dr Modise has more than 30 years ofContinue reading Prof. Oitshepile MmaB Modise

Prof. Rebecca Nthogo Lekoko

Prof Lekoko has been educated in Botswana, Canada and USA, first as a teacher trainer then an adult educator. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Doctor of Education in Adult Education, specializing in community development. Her professional practices weave together diverse and pertinent issues pertaining to community development such as education for empowerment,Continue reading Prof. Rebecca Nthogo Lekoko

Prof. Daniel Haydon

Prof. Daniel Haydon is the Director of Institute/Professor of Population Ecology and Epidemiology at the University of Glasgow and an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. His research interest surrounds quantitative modelling of ecological and epidemiological processes. Ongoing research projects include ‘African Bioservices: Linking biodiversity, ecosystem functions and services in the Serengeti-Mara Region,Continue reading Prof. Daniel Haydon

Dr Hannington Bananuka Twine

Hannington Bananuka Twine is currently working as a Lecturer in the School of Distance and Lifelong Learning at Makerere University, Uganda. He holds a PhD in Education (Adult and Community Education) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and a Masters degree in the same field from Florida A&M University, USA; a Postgraduate Diploma in ComputerContinue reading Dr Hannington Bananuka Twine

Molly Gilmour

Molly is a interdisciplinary PhD student at the University of Glasgow researching ‘How can we Improve Humanitarian Aid Provision for Forced Migrants on the Margins of Europe’ using a Sociology, Epidemiology and Community Development research methodology and design.  This research is enriched by her experience in both the field and head office for humanitarian aid organisations. After graduatingContinue reading Molly Gilmour

Dr Dixon Olutade Torimiro

Dixon Olutade Torimiro (PhD) is a Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology in the Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He has both teaching and research experience in Botswana as a Professor of Agricultural Extension. Dixon’s major research activities have been focusing on children/ youth studies in rural communities and extension vis-à-visContinue reading Dr Dixon Olutade Torimiro

Dr Bonnie Slade

Bonnie Slade is the Programme Leader for the International Master in Adult Education for Social Change (Erasmus Mundus) and Co-Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes at the University of Glasgow. She is interested in how adult education, across a variety of contexts (workplace, higher education, community) can work as a tool for social change and individualContinue reading Dr Bonnie Slade

Dr Boyson Henry Z. Moyo

Boyson Henry Z. Moyo is a Senior Lecturer at Bunda Campus at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources. He teaches courses Agriculture and Environment, Environmental Management and Indigenous Knowledge for Agriculture and Natural Resources. Moyo has obtained his PhD from the University of Glasgow, and holds MSc in Environmental Science form the Greenwich University,Continue reading Dr Boyson Henry Z. Moyo

Dr Kevin Aanyu

Kevin Aanyu (PhD) is a lecturer at the Department of Geology and Petroleum Studies (College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University). Her PhD study, done at the Johannes-Gutenberg University in Mainz-Germany, involves investigating the role of fault distribution and kinematics in the uplift of rift flanks around the Rwenzori mountains, which are located within the westernContinue reading Dr Kevin Aanyu

Stewart Paul

Stewart Paul is an energetic, enthusiastic and a highly motivated young leader, with relevant knowledge, skills and capacity in planning and facilitating various initiatives for socio-economic as well as behavioural change in the society. He has a Bachelor of Social Science degree (Psychology) obtained from University of Malawi, Chancellor College. He is working as secretaryContinue reading Stewart Paul

Dr Neil Burnside

Neil is a Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Research Fellow in the School of Engineering. He works on sustainable and socially responsible development of energy and water resources. He is an applied geoscientist with a strong track record in tackling geoenergy engineering challenges and has published articles on a range of earth science disciplines such asContinue reading Dr Neil Burnside

Dr Daniel Koehn

Dr Koehn’s research focus is structural geology and tectonics as well as pattern formation in geological systems. He works on a large range of length and time scales and use field observations, numerical simulations and experiments for his research. More specifically he works on projects related to fracturing, fluid flow and fracture sealing, hydrofracturing, FlowContinue reading Dr Daniel Koehn

Dr Deepa Pullanikkatil

A bored Civil Engineer turned happy environmentalist, Deepa has lived in Tanzania, Lesotho, India, Malawi, Swaziland and South Africa.  She has a PhD in Environmental Science from North West University, South Africa and is a LEAD Fellow (Cohort 19). Her research interests are ecosystem services for poverty alleviation and climate change adaptation work. She hasContinue reading Dr Deepa Pullanikkatil