Africa Centre for Green Economy
Amos Amanubo is a research fellow at the Africa Centre for Green Economy. His current research is focused on accelerating energy access as a precursor for the just transition among vulnerable communities. He holds a B.Sc. in Forestry from Makerere University, and he is currently finalizing a Master of Philosophy in Environment, Society, and Sustainability at the University of Cape Town, where he doubles as a teaching assistant, tutoring Environment and Sustainability, Geographic thought, and Geography, Environment, and Development. Amos previously worked at FAO under the XV World Forestry Congress Secretariat as a Youth Outreach and Liaison Specialist and successfully coordinated global youth engagement for the Congress. Before this role, he worked as a Junior Environmental and Social Impact Assessment officer at the Uganda Energy Credit Capitalisation Company under the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. He also served as the President of the International Forestry Students Association (IFSA), overseeing a team of over 50 international officials. His work stretched across partnerships engagement, communications, and capacity building. He has also worked as a juror on several programs and projects, including the World Economic Forum UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge and the Global Disruptive Tech Challenge 2021 on restoring the Aral Sea, among others. His work and research interests intersect across multiple disciplines, including environmental policy and sustainability, forest and landscape restoration and management, nature-based solutions to climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy access, agri-food systems sustainability and the bio-economy.