Tensions between community livelihoods and conservation/tourism dialogue

Ruth Wanjiku Kaimbo

JICA Project

Dr. R. Wanjiku Kiambo is a tourism researcher who has worked in the USA, Eastern and Southern Africa on community development, marine conservation, coastal management, and most recently on community tourism. She received her PhD from the University of Witwatersrand in 2014. Dr. Kiambo was born and raised in Mombasa, Kenya and lives in Inhambane, Mozambique.


Conservation and tourism have enjoyed a symbiotic coexistence, particularly in Eastern Africa, since the start of wildlife safaris in the 1930s. Though forms of this coexistence have evolved through the years, what has... [ view full abstract ]


KN-5 » Closing Plenary Speaker Wanjiku Kiambo (14:30 - Wednesday, 13th January, Kirinyaga )