John Forkpa Kannah

Liberia In-Country Facilitator

John Forkpa Kannah is the NDC Partnership In-Country Facilitator for Liberia and is embedded within the Climate Change Unit of the Environmental Protection Agency. He has a background in Marine Ecosystem Based-Management and Climate Change from Nha Trang University in Vietnam and a degree in General Forestry from the University of Liberia. He has worked with both local and international non-governmental organizations in Liberia, both on Biodiversity Conservation and research. Additionally, he has lectured at the University of Liberia on several topics related to forestry and sustainability. John was involved in the development of Liberia’s Technology Needs Assessment and Liberia’s climate Risks and Vulnerability assessment in the Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Sectors. He co-authored Abundance, Distribution and Diversity of Seagrass Species in Lagoonal Reefs on the Coast of Kenya (American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences (ASRJETS).