Braima Koroma: Director of Research and Training
and Lecturer, IGDS, Njala University
Braima Koroma is a development and sustainable development planner. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Environment and Development (First Class) and two MSc degrees in Development Studies (University of Sierra Leone, 2002) and Environment, Management and Sustainable Development with Distinction (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, 2003).
He has a special interest in urban livelihoods, environmental management, climate change and development impact evaluation. He is currently a lecturer in the Institute of Geography and Development Studies, School of Environmental Sciences, Njala University. He has over 10 years’ experience of teaching, research, training and facilitation, and consultancy on a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary research to examine complex development problems.
Braima has worked as an environment and development consultant for clients including the African Development Bank, the World Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency, UK Department for International Development (Justice Sector Development Programme), German Technical Cooperation Agency, UNEP, the World Food Programme, Ministry of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, NASSIT, NaCSA, Plan International-Sierra Leone and World Vision International. He is presently the Science and Technology Correspondence for the United Nation Convention to Combat Desertification and Land Degradation. His recent research has been on sustainable urban mobility, disability and sanitation.