Dr Halima Saado Abdillahi

As a researcher from the International Centre for Humanitarian Affairs of the Kenya Red Cross Society, Dr Halima is responsible for supporting research in humanitarian issues (create appropriate and effective knowledge management framework for supporting decision making in humanitarian action, disaster relief and improving community resilience). Her passion is to generate data and information through action based research that is relevant to communities dealing with situations that call for humanitarian, resilience building and development action.

Affiliation: University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


Natural resource management; biodiversity conservation, Climate change, Ethnobotany/ethnopharmacology, Indigenous knowledge, Natural product bioprospecting, Food security, Teaching and Capacity building and empowerment of local communities