Balogun, Kehinde

Research Project Consultant

Profile
UNU Publications
  • Kehinde Balogun
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-EHS
    OFFICE:
    Environmental Migration, Social Vulnerability & Adaptation Section
    E-MAIL:
    balogun@ehs.unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +49-228-815-0231
    NATIONALITY:
    Nigeria

    Research Interests

    • Climate Change and Human rights
    • Disaster Management

    Education

    • M.A., Disaster Risk Management in South Africa, University of Free State, Department of Disaster Management Training and Education Center for Africa, Faculty of Agricultural Economics
    • B.B.A., International Financial Management and Marketing, Department of Business and Development Management, Faculty of Social Sciences

    Appointments

    • 2006 to Present: Member of the International Rotaract Club, Lesotho
    • 2011 (Aug-Oct): Visiting Scientist, UNU-EHS, Germany

    Biographical Statement

    Ms. Kehinde Balogun joined the Environmental Migration, Social Vulnerability and Adaptation (EMSVA) Section at UNU-EHS as a Disaster Risk Management Expert in 2012. She has since worked on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction Projects, published reports, training documents, policy briefs, including participated in workshops, meetings and conferences to assist vulnerable communities affected by the impact of climate change and disasters.

    Ms. Balogun completed her Bachelor degree in Business Management in 2007 and then proceeded to do a Master Degree in Disaster Risk Management with distinction, and simultaneously worked with the Disaster Management Training and Education Center for Africa (DiMTEC) as a Researcher with a focus on risk and vulnerability to disasters (drought and floods). Working with vulnerable communities, and presenting results to various government officials including the National Disaster Management Center of South Africa. She also organized and coordinated workshops, synopsis etc. Prior to this, she supervised and conducted a field research through a ActivQuest consultancy for the World Bank.

    From 2002 to 2005, Ms. Balogun focused her efforts in volunteering with Roma Rotaract Club – a leading global community of young adults taking action for positive change, sharing ideas, and looking at the world’s challenges in new ways. The clubs engage in hands-on service projects, social activities, and capacity development. During this time she joined the Peer Guidance Project funded by UNICEF as a HIV/AIDS Officer and Coordinator.

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    Reports