My background is mainly in species conservation, education and capacity development. For several years, I researched mother-young interactions in gorillas and chimpanzees, in captivity and the wild. After that, I worked for three years in Indonesia, where I developed and implemented youth ambassador and community engagement programmes on local and regional scales. These programmes are aimed at building conservation capacity and promoting stewardship. I currently conduct my PhD research on the professional development of conservation professionals and work as Community Manager at WildHub.
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In this insight Dr Glady Kalema-Zikusoka shares that we cannot (afford to) see nature as separate to us, because we need a multi-disciplinary approach to prepare for and tackle crises, like the one that we are in now.
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