My name is James Harding, I am a Sierra Leonean and at age 32, I have a
Division Bachelors of Arts degree in Geography and Linguistics, I recently
returned to my country from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, where I
completed a Master of Science Degree in Humanitarian and Refugee Studies. I
am currently the Programme Manager for the Relief and Resettlement
Directorate of the National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) the
government institution that handles all relief / Humanitarian issues in the
My M.Sc Thesis was titled " A Comparative Analysis of Perspectives of
Refugees from Oru Refugee Camp and Ijebu Ode on Local Integration,
Repatriation and Resettlement as Durable Solutions to Refugee Plights"
I have more than eight years work experience in the field of forced
(Addressing IDPs, Refugees and Returnees Problems), And I intend to
further studies that will eventually lead to a P.Hd degree in the field
I am soliciting information on Universities that may offer me admission
Graduate studies, and also provide me with information on funding
opportunities for International students especially from Africa.
I am ready to enroll for this course in any part of the world including
Waiting to hear from you.
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