Emmanuel Akampurira

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Academic Interests: 

Emmanuel's area of expertise are: Human and social dynamics of conservation and ecological monitoring in the great Virunga landscape. More specifically he focuses on understanding Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) interactions around protected areas and how these conflicts can be mitigated. He has also conducted studies on Non timber forest resources and social aspects of hydrological systems in the great Virunga landscape. His studies have mostly focused on the Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation area in Uganda and important habitat of the endangered mountain gorilla and a world heritage site. 



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Website: Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation; Teamnetwork: Bwindi National Park


Current Research Projects:

  • PhD Project: Human- Wildlife Conflict Mitigation