Hon. Kigyagi Arimpa John, M.Sc.

The Honorable Kigyagi Arimpa John is Senior Presidential Advisor on Environment and Climate Change to the President of the Republic of Uganda. He was a Member of Parliament in Uganda for over 20 years and was recognized as the best-performing MP in the Eighth Parliament by the Africa Leadership Institute Parliamentary Scorecard. He is chairman and managing director of Riverside Farm Ltd., where he was also executive director for 25 years.

Mr. Kigyagi holds an M.Sc. in conservation biology from Mbarara University of Science and Technology. He is chair of the International Association of Agiric Students and a member of the Soil Conservation Society of Uganda, the Society for Global Ethics, the Forest Governance Learning Group (Uganda), and the REDD+ Uganda Working Group.