Clinton Omusula is a Land Data and Knowledge Management Officer in the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) within the Land, Housing and Shelter section of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in Kenya. In that capacity, he conducts technical capacity development/ strengthening for national statistics offices, systems and land registries to collect, process and disseminate disaggregated statistical data from surveys and administrative sources for monitoring and reporting on land governance and tenure security in the Sustainable Development Goals framework (SDG indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1), with the broader aim of achieving the the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development among other national, regional and global development agenda.
He holds a Bachelor of Science dual degree in Economics and Statistics from Egerton University in Kenya and has built on his academic foundations with solid national and international experience in statistical data management- collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination; project coordination and implementation; and monitoring and evaluation.
He is passionate about and has over six years of experience in social statistics, national and international-level monitoring, and reporting for results of environmental and sustainable development programmes/ projects, including in evidence-based approaches for monitoring land governance and tenure security to inform responsive land policies and practices.
He has experience in global projects and data initiatives on land governance and tenure security particularly in Kenya, Rwanda, Tunisia, Iraq and in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Moreover, he is honing skills in land-based financing (leveraging land and property tax revenues to enhance service delivery, reconstruction, citizenship building and sustaining peace) particularly in the context of fragile states such as Somalia and Afghanistan.
Previously, he worked at Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) as a Mapping Assistant.