Kaman Koulemou holds the position of a Legal Researcher at Natural Justice, where he will be contributing to our comparative research project on strategies to mitigate impacts of extractives and infrastructure projects.
Kaman is a graduate in International Relations at the Gamal Abdel Nasser University in Conakry. Inspired by his final project on the prevention and management of community conflicts in the region of Guinée Forestière, he set himself the goal of working for peace and social cohesion. To this end, he has received professional training at the Center for Research and Action for Peace (CERAP) in Cote d’Ivoire and at the West African Institute for Peacebuilding Training (WAPI) in Ghana.
Kaman previous work experience includes: his work with World Education as Project Manager: Community Participation for Peace (P.C. Paix); ACORD where he worked as a International’s Operations Manager in Guinea and was in charge of the project Governance and Transparency in the Mining Sector in Guinea. This project initiated the creation of consultation frameworks and the signing of partnership agreements between the different stakeholders that are part of or affected by the mining sector for peaceful coexistence. Kaman also worked as a Consultant-Trainer on behalf of the Danish Council for Refugees as part of the establishment and training of peace committees in Guinée Forestière and most recently, he participated in a baseline study on the causes of crises and tensions in the border area between Guinée Forestière, West Ivory Coast and Northern Liberia around Mount Nimba.
Kaman lives in Nzérékoré in the Forest Region of Guinea, and is married with two children.