Ngum Awah F. Faith
Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime (GI-TOC) An experienced researcher focused on Gender, Land tenure, and Climate change.
About this speaker
Ngum Awah F. Faith is a gender program specialist with a deep passion for gender equality and women’s empowerment especially rural women with limited resource rights, yet most vulnerable to the adverse effects of environmental crimes exacerbated by climate change. Faith holds over 07 years’ experience as a freelance/independent gender, land tenure & climate change researcher across Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Tanzania and Malawi. She is a seasoned writer who has co-authored several peer-review articles in international journals. In 2021 her publication on "Intersectional perspective of strengthening climate change adaptation of agrarian women in Cameroon" in the African Handbook of Climate Change Adaptation was launched during COP26 in Glasgow, UK. Currently, Faith is leading a study to strengthen resilience support for female environmental defenders from rural and indigenous forest communities in parts of Ecuador, Mexico, Indonesia and Cameroon.
Faith holds an Advance Masters degree magna cum laude in Governance and Development from the Institute of Development Policy (IOB) of the University of Antwerp, Belgium. She is a Cameroonian who speaks English fluently and has a working knowledge of French.