Freeman Elohor Oluowo


Elohor Freeman Oluowo is currently the Centre Coordinator, in charge of climate change and environment programmes and projects, for African Centre for Climate Actions and Rural Development (ACCARD). He is a volunteer in the Transformational Change Agenda of the Climate Investment Funds at the Worldbank. He secured the NORAD scholarship when pursuing his Master’s degree in Marine Based Ecosystem Management and Climate Change from the Bergen University / UiT University of Tromso / Nha Trang University, Nha Trang, Vietnam. He also has a Diploma Certificate in the Law of the Seas from the Korea Maritime Institute / United Nations Law of the Seas and a Master’s of Science in Environmental Quality Management and Pollution Control (majoring in ecotoxicology and pollution studies) from the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. He was Climate Change and Clean Technology Specialist for a short period at Climate Investment Funds (CIF), WorldBank Office, Washington. He was also a Multi-stakeholders Specialist / Researcher at the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA). He has 13 publications and has conducted/ supervised 6 pieces of research as well. He has also attended over 25 conferences and symposiums and is a member of 5 scholarly bodies, research groups and societies including Climate Change Impact and Response Research Network, USA (Associate Member) and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), UK.