Adam Koons

Location of experience:
Africa; Asia; Middle East

Type of disaster work:
Disaster risk reduction; Emergency management/Disaster management; Humanitarian response

Primary Interests:
Livelihoods; Disaster recovery; Food and agriculture; Sustainability and resilience; Migration, displacement, and resettlement

CADAN is an opportunity for me, as a career practitioner in humanitarian and disaster response, to join directly with academic and research professionals to pool our collective insights to develop realistic, effective, and actionable recommendations for policy and practice that can have a positive impact on helping vulnerable people in need.  CADAN offers us a platform to gain a wider audience, greater credibility, increased visibility, and a higher level of influence in solving urgent human and humanitarian problems.