Deputy Chief of Party Casimiro António
Casimiro António is a disaster risk reduction and environment expert with nearly 12 years of risk reduction and adaptation experience, including four years implementing USAID’s Costal City Adaptation Project (CCAP) in Mozambique. He is currently the CCAP deputy chief of party, aiming to increase coastal cities adaptation and resilience to climate change. His expertise includes institutional capacity building, adaptation and resilience knowledge, product and tools management, civic organizations strengthening, trainings, and project management. Previously, Mr. António served as the CCAP community engagement expert. He has also worked with the Government Disaster Management Agency as the national coordination director, as well as with the United Nation Development Agency (UNDP) as the disaster risk reduction and emergency management officer in Mozambique. Mr. António holds a master’s degree in disaster risk reduction and management from Copenhagen University and Lund University and a post-graduation certificate in environment impact assessment and management from High Institute for Technology and Communication (ISUTC).