David Michael Terungwa is a well-rounded climate activist with a passion for tackling climate-impacting practices in agriculture, forestry and land management

David Michael Terungwa is a Social Entrepreneur with a limitless commitment to sustainability. Seeing firsthand how climate change has affected agriculture in Nigeria, where late rains mean farmers can’t plant their crop on time, has triggered him into action many years ago.

He is the co-founder and president of Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (also known as African Green Movement) and the coordinator of Africa Region Citizens Climate Lobby.

After training as a Climate Reality Leader in Johannesburg in 2014, he and 10 other Leaders formed an organisation called African Green Movement that helps communities in 10 African countries with composting and planting gardens.

Michael holds a first class honours degree in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in Soil and Water Management. He also holds a post graduate certificate in Renewable Energy and is currently seeking to further his higher education through a Masters on Climate Change & Sustainable Development.

An African Climate Reality Leader from Nigeria, David Michael Terungwa is part of a dynamic group of world-changers shaping the conversation on climate in forums ranging from family dinners to international summits. Together they are building a 21st-century movement for solutions to tackle climate change and foster environmental sustainability in Africa and world-wide.