Dr Olasunkanmi Habeeb Okunola is a Visiting Scientist at the United Nations University, Institute for Environment and Human Security, Germany. His research interest focuses on issues related to climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, community-based natural resource management, coastal and marine resource management. He has worked across an array of development interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe for a decade. He served as the project manager, lead researcher, principal investigator on major research programmes and projects that have attracted funding from DAAD, IDRC and FORD Foundation. He has won various prestigious scholarships such as DAAD and Alexandra Von Humboldt Fellowships.