Joseph Mbane

Research Officer

Joseph Mbane is a Biodiversity Conservationist; and hold a Master Degree in Conservation Biology and a second Master in Project Planning and Management from The University of Nairobi and The Catholic University of Eastern Africa respectively. He has a wide range of experiences in Biodiversity Conservation and Natural Resource Management in Africa, including forest, wildlife and fisheries among others. Before joining CIFOR-ICRAF, Joseph worked for the African Union InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) and the Institute of Resource Assessment (IRA) at the University of Dar Es Salaam in project management and value chain research to inform policy decision making for sustainable development in the continent. Currently he combines his duty at CIFOR-ICRAF with his PhD studies in Environmental Governance and Management from the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental studies, University of Nairobi in Kenya.