Chidiebere E.X. Ikejemba, Ph.D.
Director of Climate and Environment

Dr. Chidiebere E.X. Ikejemba’s work is focused on Climate & Environment, and encompasses a number of issues, including: Energy Usage & Access, Agriculture & Food Security, Waste Management, Healthcare, Migration, Economic & Rural Development, Climate Education.

Prior to joining Camber, Chidiebere worked for more than 10 years in the Climate & Environment sector, partnering with private and public institutions across Africa and Europe. He has designed and implemented strategies and applicable development models to and/or assist multiple organizations in expanding climate & environmental programs into new markets and regions. A solutions- and results-oriented individual, Chidiebere is passionate about sustainability that optimizes resources and people to maximize short- and long-term value and impact.

Chidiebere holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems with a focus on Enhancing Sustainable Development in developing countries. He also holds a MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management, and BScs in Industrial & Systems Engineering and Computer Science. He loves reading about and discussing cross-continental development issues, as well as playing sports and relaxing.

Posts by Chidiebere E.X. Ikejemba, Ph.D.

Just Transition: The Climate Change Imperative

The concept of "Just Transition" is inexorably linked to Climate Change. It is defined as greening the economy in a way that is as fair, inclusive, and universal as possible. Within a Just Transition framework, decent work opportunities are created, leaving no one behind. Three interconnected principles constitute Just Transition—the Three Es—Equity, Efficiency, and Environmental Friendliness. Let’s take a closer look at each
By: Chidiebere E.X. Ikejemba, Ph.D.

Climate Change & Survival in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Global South, particularly countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) face the highest risk of climate vulnerability and developmental issues exacerbated by climate change. For example, the African continent contributes only a small percentage of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but its inhabitants are among the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change and have the least infrastructure for climate resilience. These issues brought about by climate change impact local environments and trigger several serious problems that threaten the livelihood of most residents. If progressively left unchecked, these issues will undoubtedly create a near-term catastrophic retrogression in the region's economy.
By: Chidiebere E.X. Ikejemba, Ph.D.