Richard Ncube

  • Scholars' Scholar 2023
  • Climate Change and Biodiversity Coordinator, Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa
  • University of Pretoria, LLD


Richard Ncube is an environmental lawyer with a keen interest in climate change, biodiversity and business and human rights. Over the years Richard Ncube has used public interest litigation, research, advocacy and other approaches to help vulnerable communities to attain justice. Richard Ncube is doing his LLD in Law at the University of Pretoria. His research broadly focuses on climate change as a business and human rights issue. It specifically looks at Human Rights Due Diligence as a tool for addressing the impacts of climate change in Africa.