Maurice Ouma Odhiambo – Jamaa Resource Initiative (Kenya)

Maurice Odhiambo, Jamaa Resources

Maurice is Executive Director of Jamaa Resource Initiatives, a national NGO whose vision is that resource rich communities in control of their development and natural resources Jamaa Resource Initiative believes that for development to truly reflect the needs, wishes and aspirations of local communities, it must also be supported by the resources controlled by these communities

He started developing interest in accountability mechanisms when an NGO he worked for was approached by the community to help in petitioning the World Bank against shredding of the water hyacinth in Lake Victoria. He is currently interested in non-judicial mechanisms of IFIs and renewable energy advocating for leaving no one behind.