Connecting local to regional and international research processes

I have been invited to consult and engage with international organizations such as the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the International Science Council, because of the visibility of scientific outputs stemming from START initiatives.

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Shuaib Lwasa

Shuaib Lwasa is an esteemed professor at Makere University, Uganda, involved in a variety of local, regional and international research and assessment efforts, including those of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

At Makere University, Shuaib leads the Urban action lab, “a platform for engagement with ministries, communities, NGOs, and international think tanks,” explains Shuaib. “We are currently working with international partners on three projects on climate change adaptation, climate change and health in vulnerable communities, and inequalities and systemic factors that amplify challenges posed by climate change.”

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