Braima Koroma

Director of Research and Training

Braima Koroma is the Director of Research and Training at the Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre and also a lecturer at the Institute of Geography and Development Studies, School of Environmental Sciences, Njala University. Braima’s research interests relate to livelihoods and the city economy, resilience, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change, urban environmental planning, governance and development, and development impact evaluation. In addition, his research has explored issues of sustainable urban mobility and transport. He has worked for several national and international organisations, including: The World Bank, African Development Bank (ADB), United Nations World Food Programme (UN-WFP), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), German Technical Cooperation Agency (GIZ), among others. He also possesses significant in-country consultancy experience in a number of West African countries including Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria, and Ivory Coast. Braima has published extensively, reaching both academic and non-academic audiences. Braima is the Project Champion and mainly work around policy-evidence, advocacy and linking the AT 2030 to other SLURC’s ongoing Projects and partners. 


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