Faculty and Researchers
Charles HopkinsSenior Resilience Adviser
As the Senior Resilience Adviser for the Karamoja Resilience Support Unit (KRSU) project, Charles provides technical support to the USAID Uganda Mission, KPDG, and several Ugandan ministries on resilience strategies, technical coordination, and good practice and policy. He supports and leads impact assessments and policy analyses.
Charles has worked with UN organizations (WFP, UN-FAO), International NGOs (CARE International, Save the Children, FARM-Africa, VSF and MSF) for more than 22 years in the direst of food and human security crises, emergencies, and recoveries across Asia and Africa. Through his past work, leading teams to develop programs that create linkage for food security and livelihoods, sustainable agriculture, natural resource management, social services, nutrition and cash transfers, Charles has proven his expertise in coordination, policy and strategy reforms, capacity building, and creating institutional linkages.
Charles has a BA in sociology from African Methodist Episcopal University (Liberia) and a diploma in management and development of NGOs from Galilee International Management Institute (Israel). He is pursuing an MBA in leadership and sustainability from York St. John University, Robert Kennedy College (Zurich, Switzerland).
The Karamoja Resilience Support Unit (KRSU) in Uganda hosted a three-day international conference to take stock of recent research in Karamoja, northwest Kenya, and neighboring areas of South Sudan and…Read More