Cristóvão (He/Him)

Wildlife Student, Zambeze University

About Cristóvão

Silto Jaime Cristóvão is a Biodiversity Conservation Specialist and Environmental Activist. He has a degree in Biology teaching with habilitations in Chemistry teaching from the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics of the Pedagogical University of Mozambique (UP-FCNM). Currently he is a Master candidate in Geographic Information Systems and Natural Resources Monitoring at the Catholic University of Mozambique, Faculty of Economics and Management (UCM-FEG), Beira, Sofala and Master candidate in Territorial Planning and Biodiversity Conservation from Zambezi University, Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources (UZ-FEARN), Chimoio, Manica. He is also a candidate for a Professional Driver's License. Mr Cristóvão worked as Coordinator of SMART (Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool), Biodiversity Survey and Monitoring in Niassa Lion Project or Niassa Carnivores Project, a Biodiversity Conservation and Environment Protection company based in Niassa Special Reserve. Has experience in biodiversity research, especially carnivores, having participated in the last carnivore research call up edition, in the Niassa Special Reserve in 2018.

He also worked as a Research Officer for the Wildlife Conservation Society Mozambique, a non-profit organization that manages the Niassa Special Reserve in partnership with the Government of Mozambique through the National Administration of Conservation Areas (ANAC). Silto Jaime Cristóvão has a wide experience in Natural Resources Monitoring, Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Protection acting as Conservation Biologist. He has taught Biology and Chemistry and has experience in the areas of Journalism and Radio Broadcasting with emphasis on radio journalism and voice-over.

Skills: Conservation and Law Enforcement in Protected Areas, Research and Monitoring, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Environmental Science, Spatial Analysis, Remote Sensing (RS), Global Positioning System (GPS), Fieldwork and Camera Traps Monitoring, Community Development, Management and Evaluation of Environmental Projects, Ecological Data Management, Carnivore Survey and Call Up, Mapping and Monitoring of Ecosystems, Analysis of Policies and Strategies for Biodiversity Conservation.

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Academic or Research Institute

Areas of expertise

Education & training Land/Water Management Law Enforcement & Prosecution Project/programme management Research Species Management

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Comment on NEW MEMBER
Aug 10, 2022
Replying to Lara Reden

Welcome to WildHub, @Cristóvão 

Thanks Lara.

Comment on NEW MEMBER
Aug 08, 2022
Replying to Lize Gibson-Hall

A warm welcome to wild hub @Cristóvão feel free to let me know if you have any questions. We have our social coming up on Wednesday if you are available. You can see more details here:  It is a great opportunity to meet and connect with other members. Also, feel free to add a cover photo to this post if you would like :) 

Thanks Lize, I'm out of the loop for now and I'm looking forward to participating in Wednesday's social. Thanks see you soon.