Session: The presentation will focus on sharing experiences and lessons learned in promoting community participation and engagement for biodiversity protection. It will highlight the role of land use planning in promoting community conservation initiatives and landscape management. We will also discuss the need for alternative livelihood options in supporting conservation actions
Speaker: Emmanuel Rogers Mtiti works for the Jane Goodall Institute Tanzania as the Senior Director for Programs and Policy. He has been with JGI since late 1996 working in different capacities mostly as the Program Director for a community-based conservation project for western Tanzania. He is now responsible for promoting integrated community-based initiatives and advising on conservation-related policies with the government.