Gasto J Lyakurwa
The question of integrating community benefits through utilization of nature and conservation of biological natural resources remains a complicated scenario to untangle.
- Graduate Student
- M.B.S. Zoology, University of Western Australia, focusing on Detecting temporal patterns of waterbird assemblages in Perth Metropolitan Lakes
- B.S. in Wildlife Management, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania, focusing on Contribution of tourism to the economic development of communities around protected areas
Adviser: Edwin Sabuhoro
Gasto is interested in wildlife and nature based leisure. Specifically, in understanding how businesses resulting from nature based leisure activities benefit communities proximal to national parks and how well the wild resources can be identified and interpreted to produce benefit for conservation and community development.
Lecturer in Department of Wildlife Management College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka. Teaching Wildlife Management and nature tourism subjects.
Park Warden in Tourism Department of Tanzania National Parks (Serengeti National Park). Managing tourism activities in the Southern zone of Serengeti National Park.
Game Officer in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism Wildlife Division. Supervising and coordinating anti-poaching, tourism and community conservation activities in Selous Game Reserve.