Dr. Amon Mwangi Karanja is a Fellow at ARIN. He is also a Lecturer and a Researcher at Egerton University, Department of Geography. He is PhD holder in Geography from Egerton University, Master of Arts in Geography from Kenyatta University, and Bachelor of Education from the University of Nairobi. Amon’s PhD examined the effects of drought on household livelihoods and adaptation strategies in Laikipia west sub-county. He successfully completed a post-doctoral fellowship supported by the AgriFose2030 programme and the International Livestock Research Institute with financial support from the Swedish International Development Agency. Amon’s primary research concerns are within the areas of climate change adaptation and global development. He has extensive experience on climate change adaptation research in Kenya and has successfully completed multiple research projects resulting in academic peer-reviewed journal publications. The principals of just and equitable climate change adaptation form the foundation of his personal convictions and academic motivations.