Richard Munang

Richard Munang

Dr. Richard Munang is the United Nations Environment Africa Regional Climate Change Programme Coordinator. He is responsible for guiding the optimal actualisation of UN Environment’s climate resilient development objectives for Africa through coordinating implementation of diverse projects in adaptation and mitigation in key economic sectors especially agriculture, and energy as well as informing strategy and policy development from project lessons. Dr. Munang holds a PhD in Environmental Change & Policy from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. He has participated in a wide variety of research projects and has published over 300 articles in international peer reviewed journals and magazines.

 

Sierra Leone

What we need to learn from Freetown's landslide tragedy

To avoid another deadly landslide in a coastal town, Africa needs to take collective action against climate change.

What we need to learn from Freetown's landslide tragedy

Poverty & Development

Volunteerism: A prerequisite for Africa's progress

The continent's future lies in the hands of the youth who can successfully harness agriculture and clean energy.

Volunteerism: A prerequisite for Africa's progress

Poverty & Development

Needed billions leaving Africa yearly

Africa needs financing for development projects that will operationalise the development strategies.

Needed billions leaving Africa yearly

Environment

Was Warsaw enough to address climate challenges in Africa?

Much needs to be done before the 2015 climate change conference in Paris.

Was Warsaw enough to address climate challenges in Africa?

Africa

Africa's action plan for climate change

Africa should not wait to take action on global warming.

Africa's action plan for climate change

Opinion

Africa's top priority

New studies point to extreme environmental disruptions in store for Africa, prompting leaders to seek regional remedies.

Africa's top priority

Opinion

Adapting Africa to changing climates

To avoid potentially massive human suffering, countries must improve their climate change policies.

Adapting Africa to changing climates

Opinion

How Africa can feed itself in the face of climate change

With climate change exacerbating the food insecurity crisis, the solutions to feeding Africa lie with itself.

How Africa can feed itself in the face of climate change

Environment

Africa and climate change: What's at stake?

Climate change predictions show a very bleak future for Africa. Funding for adaptation should be on the global agenda.

Africa and climate change: What's at stake?