The Tanzania-NTNU Conservation Research Group

TNCRG Members Profile

 
Eivin Røskaft. Photo: Per Harald OlsenPatron (NTNU) Prof. Eivin Røskaft

Qualifications PhD
 
Scientific interests Conservation Biology, Ecology, Ethology and Evolution
Current occupation
Professor in Evolutionary Biology
Department of Biology, NTNU

Physical address
Realfagbygget EU2-146, Realfagbygget, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Tel: +47 735 96291
Cell: +47 90652883
Tanzania: +255 78 91 75611
roskaft@ntnu.no 

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Idris S. KikulaPatron (UDOM) Prof. Idris S. Kikula

Qualifications Professor, PhD

Scientific interests Conservation Biology

Current occupation Vice-Chancellor, University of Dodoma

Physical address University of Dodoma, P.O Box 259, Dodoma, Tanzania

Tel: +255 26 2310000
Cell: +255 75 43 81935

kikula@ira.udsm.ac.tz
vc@udom.ac.tz

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Emmanuel Joshua GeretaEmmanuel Joshua Gereta

Qualifications PhD

Scientific interests
Ecology/Ecohydrology/Range Science or Management

Current occupation Consultant; Ecologist - Researcher 

Address P.O. Box 661 Arusha, Tanzania

Cell: +255 754 29 05 68
emmanuel_gereta@hotmail.com 

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Jafari R. KidegheshoJafari R. Kideghesho

Qualifications Associate professor, PhD

Scientific interests Conservation Biology, Human wildlife interactions, conservation history

Current occupation Assistant Director General, Tanzania Wildlife Department

Tanzania Wildlife Department, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
 
Tel: +255 23 2603511/4
Cell:+255 78 74 97298
kideghesho@yahoo.com

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Anne BorgeAnne Borge Johannesen

Qualifications Assistant professor, PhD 

Scientific interests Resource Economy

Current occupation Assistant professor, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

University Campus, (building 7, level 5, room 7541), Dragvoll, NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway
 
Tel: +47 73 59 0529 
anne.borge@svt.ntnu.no

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Tomas HolmernDr. Tomas Holmern

Qualifications PhD

Scientific interests Conservation Biology

Current occupation Senior Advicor

Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management, Tungasletta 2,  NO-7485 Trondheim, Norway
 
Tel: +47 73 58 06 21
Cell:+4798072641
Tomas.Holmern@dirnat.no

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 Vedasto G. NdibalemaVedasto G. Ndibalema

Qualifications PhD. 

Scientific interests Wildlife Management

Current occupation Senior Lecturer, Head of Department, Department of Wildlife Management, Sokoine University of Agriculture

Faculty of Forestry & Nature Conservation SUA, P.O. Box 3073, Cho Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania

Tel: +255 23 26 03511

Cell:+255 75 35 45888
Cell: +255 71 83 72410
vndibalemas@yahoo.co.uk
ndibalema@suanet.ac.tz

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Julius William NyahongoJulius William Nyahongo

Qualifications PhD

Scientific interests Human-Wildlife Ecology

Current occupation Senior lecturer, Dean School of Biological Sciences, University of Dodoma

UDOM, P. O. Box 259 Dodoma, Tanzania

Tel: +255 26 2323 003
Cell:+255 75 4886247
nyhwjulius@yahoo.co.uk  

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Shombe N. HassanShombe N. Hassan

Qualifications Associate professor, PhD

Scientific interests Wildlife Management / Conservation Biology 

Current occupation Associate professor, Department of Wildlife Management, Sokoine University of Agriculture

Faculty of Forestry & Nature Conservation SUA, P.O. Box 3073, Cho Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania

Tel: +255 23 26 01376
Cell:+255 75 37 67635
hassanshombe@yahoo.co.uk  

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 Flora John MagigeFlora John Magige

Qualifications PhD.

Scientific interests Wildlife Ecology

Current occupation Lecturer, Department of Zoology and Wildlife Conservation, University of Dar es Salaam

University of Dar es Salaam,PO Box 35064, Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA

Tel: +255 22 24 10462
Cell: +255 75 42 91726
magige@udsm.ac.tz 

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Dennis IkandaDennis Ikanda

Qualifications PhD.

Scientific interests Behavioural Ecology of Large Carnivores

Current occupation Centre Director, Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute

TAWIRI, Selous Research Centre, Kingopira, P.O. Box 661 Arusha, Tanzania

Cell: +255 78 48 18034
deni@africamail.com 

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 Iddi-Mihijai MfundaIddi-Mihijai Mfunda

Qualifications PhD

Scientific interests Natural Resources Economics

Current occupation Senior Advisor, Ministry of  Natural Resources and Tourism

Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, PO Box 9372, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tel: +255 22 21 11062
Cell: +255 75 42 85868 
iddi.mfunda@ymail.com 

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Robert FyumagwaDr. Robert Fyumagwa

Qualifications PhD

Scientific interests Ecosystem Health

Current occupation Centre Director, Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre

TAWIRI, Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre,  P.O. Box 661 Arusha, Tanzania

Tel: +255 73 29 85740
Cell: + 255 78 72 377 03 

rfyumagwa@yahoo.com 
swrc@tawiri.co.tz 

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Kjetil BevangerDr. Kjetil Bevanger
Qualifications PhD
Scientific interests Behavioural and population ecology, Conservation biology

Current occupation Senior research scientist, Norwegian Institute of Nature Research

P.O. Box 5685 Sluppen, NO-7485 Trondheim

Tel: +47 73 80 1400
Cell: +47 93 46 6767

kjetil.bevanger@nina.no 
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Frode FossøyDr. Frode Fossøy

Qualifications PhD.

Scientific interests Ecology, Evolution, Molecular Biology

Current occupation Researcher, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Realfagbygget (room EU2-140), NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Tel: +47 73 59 6284
cell: +47 99 69 2303
frode.fossoy@ntnu.no

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Bente Jessen GraaeDr. Bente Jessen Graae

Qualifications PhD. 

Scientific interests Conservation Biology, vegetation analyses 

Current occupation Professor in vegetation ecology, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Realfagbygget (room DU2-127), NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Tel: + 4773596033
Cell: +46 703940009
bente.graae@ntnu.no 

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Julius KeyyuJulius Keyyu

Qualifications PhD

Scientific interests Ecosystem Health

Current occupation Research Director, Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute

TAWIRI, P.O. Box 661 Arusha, Tanzania

Cell: +255 75 48 92020
julius.keyyu@gmail.com 
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Bjørn Olav LarsenBjørn Olav Larsen

Qualifications MSc

Scientific interests Conservation biology, databases

Current occupation Consultant, Zenior AS

Zenior AS, Box 6903, 0130 Oslo, Norway

Cell: +47 93 43 7739
Bjorn.olav.larsen@zenior.no 
 

 

 

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Ragnvald LarsenRagnvald Larsen

Qualifications MSc

Scientific interests Conservation biology, databases

Current occupation Senior advisor, Directorate for Nature Management

DN, Tungasletta 2, NO-7485 Trondheim, Norway

Tel: +47 73 58 0661
Cell: +47 92 42 1540
Ragnvald.larsen@dirnat.no

ragnvaldl@gmail.com 

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Haakon LeinHaakon Lein 
Qualifications Professor, PhD
Scientific interests Conservation and development

Current occupation  Professor in Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Edvard Bulls veg 1, Dragvoll (Building 7, level 4), NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Tel: +47 591913
Cell:+47 91897634

Haakonl.lein@svt.ntnu.no

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Grayson MwakalebeGrayson Mwakalebe

Qualifications BSc

Scientific interests Conservation Biology

Current occupation Research Assistant, Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre

TAWIRI, P.O. Box 661 Arusha, Tanzania

Cell: +255 76 90 70882
gmwakalebe@yahoo.com 

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Janemary NtalwilaJanemary Ntalwila

Qualifications PhD

Scientific interests Conservation Biology

Current occupation Senior Scientist, Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute

TAWIRI, P.O. Box 661 Arusha, Tanzania

cell: +255 75 45 572257
jntalwila@yahoo.com 

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Per Harald OlsenPer Harald Olsen

Qualifications Photographer

Scientific interests Photos of Conservation Biology

Current occupation Staff Engineer, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Realfagbygget (room DU1-175), NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

cell: +47 91 89 7236
per.harald.olsen@ntnu.no
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Ana Maria GuttuAna Maria Guttu

Qualifications MSc

Scientific interests Conservation Biology

Current occupation Field assistant, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Realfagbygget, NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Cell: +47  95 90 5526
amaria_guttu@hotmail.com 
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Gine Roll SkjærvøGine Roll Skjærvø

Qualifications MSc

Scientific interests Human Biology, Conservation

Current occupation Senior technician, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Realfagbygget (room EU2-142), NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Tel: +47 73 55 1294
cell: + 47 91 89 7266
ginesk@ntnu.no 
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 Bård StokkeDr. Bård G. Stokke

Qualifications PhD

Scientific interests Ecology, Ethology and Evolution, Conservation Biology and Natural Resource Management

Current occupation Researcher, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyRealfagbygget *DU3-194, Realfagbygget, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Tel: + 47 73 59 6128
Cell: +47 46 78 3009

bard.stokke@ntnu.no

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Jon E SwensonJon Swenson
Qualifications PhD
Scientific interests Conservation Biology, human carnivore conflict

Current occupation  Professor, Department of Natural Resources, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

UMB, box 1432 Ås, Norway

Tel: +47 64 96 5730
Cell: +47 90 74 4468

jon.swenson@umb.no

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Trine Hay SetsaasMrs. Trine Hay Setsaas

Qualifications MSc

Scientific interests Conservation Biology, Science-policy interface

Current occupation Senior Advisor, Directorate for Nature Management

DN, PB 5672 Sluppen, 7485 Trondheim, Norway

Tel: +47 73 58 0500
cell: +47 95 15 1654
trine-hay.setsaas@dirnat.no 
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Pernille Ibsen LervågMrs. Pernille Ibsen Lervåg

Qualifications MSc

Scientific interests Conservation Biology

Current occupation Planner,Statnett

Statnett SF, Postboks 5192 Majorstuen, N-0302 Oslo Norway 

Tel: +47 2390 3000
Cell: +47 41 08 70 93 

Pernille.lervag@statnett.no

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Ragna SortlandMrs. Ragna Sortland

Qualifications MSc

Scientific interests Conservation Biology

Current occupation Publisher, Fylkesmannen i Vestfold

Gamle Kongevei 11,3160 Stokke

Cell: +47 91854051

ragnasort@gmail.com

fmverso@fylkesmannen.no

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Wilfred Njama MarealleWilfred Njama Marealle
Qualifications MSc
Scientific interests Ecology, Conservation
Ecology

Current occupation Researcher, Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute

TAWIRI, P.O. Box 661 Arusha, Tanzania
Cell: + 255 76 33 20437

nmarealle@yahoo.com

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Richard LyamuyaRichard Lyamuya
Qualifications MSc
Scientific interests Ecology, Conservation, Human carnivore conflict

Current occupation Researcher, Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre

TAWIRI, P.O. Box 661 Arusha,Tanzania

Cell: + 255 68 27 13065

lyamuyarichard2004@yahoo.com

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Rosemary Peter Mramba

Rosemary Peter Mramba
Qualification MSc
Scientific interests Management and utilization of natural resources

Current occupation Assistant Lecturer, University of Dodoma

The University of Dodoma,
P.O.Box 338, Dodoma-
Tanzania

Mobile +255787716311
Mramba2008@yahoo.com

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Håvard RosenlundMr. Håvard Rosenlund
Qualifications MSc
Scientific interests Conservation Biology, Elephant
Ecology
Current occupation student

Norwegian University of Science and
Technology, Department of Biology

cell: + 47 997544158


havard.rosenlund@gmail.com

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Lisa Furu BaardsenLisa Furu Baardsen
Qualifications MSc
Scientific interests Ecology, conservation, evolution and behavioural ecology

Current occupation PhD student, University of Antwerp

Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerpen, Belgium


Cell:  + 47 92 82 8109
lisafubaa@gmail.com

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Heidi Gunilla TingvoldMs. Heidi Gunilla Tingvold
Qualifications MSc
Scientific interests Conservation Biology, Elephant Ecology
Current occupation Freelance

Norwegian University of Science and
Technology, Department of Biology
cell: + 47 93615353
heidigun@stud.ntnu.no
heidigunilla@hotmail.com

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Craig JacksonMr. Craig Jackson
Qualifications MSc
Scientific interests Conservation Biology, Carnivore
ecology and conservation, specifically
African Wild dogs
Current occupation PhD student

Address Norwegian University of Science and
Technology, Department of Biology

cell: + 4746789030

craigj@ntnu.no
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Ms. Angela Mwakatobe

Ms. Angela Mwakatobe
Qualifications MSc
Scientific interests Conservation, Human wildlife conflict
Current occupation
Senior Research Officer


Tanzania Wildlife Research
Institute, P.O. Box 661 Arusha
- Tanzania
cell: + 255 754817657
Email a_mwakatobe_99@yahoo.com
Web http://www.tawiri.or.tz

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Emmanuel Clamsen MmassyEmmanuel Clamsen Mmassy
Qualifications MSc
Scientific interests Conservation Biology, Kori bustard Ecology
Current occupation
PhD Student  and Researcher Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute

TAWIRI, P.O. Box 661 Arusha, Tanzania

Cell: + 255 75 48 17609

etclamsen@gmail.com

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Emmanuel MasengaEmmanuel Masenga

Qualifications MSc
Scientific interests Conservation Biology, Wild dog Ecology

Current occupation
PhD Student and Researcher, Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute

TAWIRI, P.O. Box 661 Arusha, Tanzania

Cell: + 255 76 82 58319

 

emasenga76@yahoo.com

emmanuel.masenga@ntnu.no

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Hariohay Kwaslema MalleHariohay Kwaslema Malle

Qualifications BSc
Scientific interests Conservation Biology, wildlife corridors

Current occupation
MSc student, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Realfagbygget, NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Cell: + 255 76 65 50735

kwaslemh@stud.ntnu.no

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Flora ManyamaFlora Manyama

Qualifications BSc
Scientific interests Conservation Biology, Red-billed quelea conservation

Current occupation
MSc student, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, (Tutorial assistant at University of Dodoma)MSc student, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, (Tutorial assistant at University of Dodoma)

Realfagbygget, NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Cell: +255 71 31 56277

modalflom@yahoo.com

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Even Tvede LundeEven Tvede Lunde

Qualifications BSc
Scientific interests Conservation Biology, Road Ecology

Current occupation
MSc student, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Realfagbygget, NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Cell: +47 99 49 8606

eventlunde@gmail.com

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Anne Cathrine Strande StraubeAnne Cathrine Strande Straube

Qualifications BSc
Scientific interests Conservation Biology, Knowledge of school children

Current occupation
MSc student, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Realfagbygget, NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Cell: + 47 48 06 9306

straube@stud.ntnu.no

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