Eng. Simpson Osano, the esteemed Chairman of the Department of Civil & Construction Engineering at the University of Nairobi, is currently participating in a transformative 4-day Climate Adaptation Changemakers School 2024 hosted by the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environment.

A Platform for Climate Action:

The Climate Adaptation Changemakers School serves as a dynamic platform for stakeholders to come together, share insights, and develop innovative solutions to address the pressing challenges posed by climate change. Eng. Simpson Osano's attendance underscores the department's commitment to advancing knowledge and expertise in climate adaptation strategies within the engineering community.

Masterclass Presentation: Mombasa Port Case Study Discussion

During his participation in the Changemakers School, Dr. Osano had the privilege of contributing to a Masterclass presentation focused on a Case Study Discussion centred around the Mombasa Port. The session aimed to identify climate change adaptation solutions, providing an illustrative example of how infrastructure systems are being disrupted by climate change and the urgent need for proactive adaptation measures.

Engaging with Eng. Joseph Mbugua, PS State Department for Roads:

The Changemakers School was honoured to welcome Eng. Joseph Mbugua, the Principal Secretary of the State Department for Roads, who graced the event with his presence. Eng. Mbugua's participation highlights the importance of collaboration between government agencies, academia, and industry in addressing the multifaceted challenges of climate change adaptation. 

Group Photo

Driving Change and Innovation:

Eng. Simpson Osano's participation in the Climate Adaptation Changemakers School exemplifies the department's proactive approach to addressing climate change and its impacts on infrastructure and the built environment. By engaging in discussions, sharing knowledge, and exploring case studies, Dr. Osano and other participants are paving the way for innovative solutions that can enhance resilience and sustainability in the face of climate change. 

Dr. Osano making a presentation.


A Call to Action:

As the Changemakers School continues, we are reminded of the urgent need for collective action to address the climate crisis. Through collaboration, knowledge exchange, and practical solutions, we can build a more resilient future for generations to come.

Join the Conversation:

We invite all stakeholders, from engineers and policymakers to researchers and community leaders, to join us in our efforts to drive positive change in climate adaptation. Together, we can make a difference and build a more sustainable world.