Ruth Edma Mwizeere

Environmental Scientist and Activist

Ruth is an environmental scientist, activist and native of the Virunga Landscape, who has both local and scientific knowledge of this biologically important area. She is also Youth in Landscapes (YiL) alumnus, and therefore is knowledgeable about the Forest Landscape Restoration Approach. She is currently the Programs Officer at InfoNile, a cross-boundary geojournalism project of Water Journalists Africa that promotes investigative science-based environmental journalism in the Nile Basin.

Ruth is also member of Youth Go Green, a Ugandan organization focused on environmental conservation through tree planting, advocacy and bringing local, national, and global stakeholders together to ignite climate action.