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Wilhelm Kiwango

Lecturer and Post-Doctoral Researcher


Wilhelm Kiwango is a Lecturer and a Post-Doctoral Researcher under the Convivial Conservation project ( Having trained in Wildlife conservation and environmental governance, his research interests include environment and wildlife conservation governance, community livelihoods, and conservation and political ecology. His current research work focuses on human-wildlife conflicts, exploring pathways to coexistence between lions and humans in the Great Ruaha-Rungwa Ecosystem in Tanzania within the radical convivial conservation proposal. He is also interested in Data Justice and Conservation, exploring how conservation data is obtained and shared on various platforms. He has worked for the WWF Tanzania where he focused mainly on community wildlife management before joining the University of Dodoma in 2010. He has served as a reviewer for various reputable journals and served as co-editor in Conservation and Society Special Issue (2022). He is a co-editor of a forthcoming book (Convivial Conservation: From Principles to Practice). He has published in reputable peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings ( ).