Geographer, Makerere University

Shuaib Lwasa is a Geographer with over 12 years’ experience of University teaching and research at the Makerere University, Uganda. Research interests include topics on property rights, environmental management, livelihood systems, spatial planning and vulnerability and adaptation to climate change, in both rural and urban areas. Lwasa completed his tenure as a Regional Research Scientist with Urban Harvest of CGIAR and project leader working on the linkages between poverty and environment in urban systems with a focus on innovative strategies to mediate the intertwined conditions of poverty and environmental burdens. His recent publications have focused on adaptation to climate change, land and property rights, vulnerability assessment and the urbanization of poverty. He was the convener and scientific chair of AfricaGIS 2009 in Kampala, Uganda

Experience

  • –present
    Geographer, Makerere University