Jonathan Lucas Kwiyega

Jonathan Lucas Kwiyega

Katavi

UC Davis and Landscape and Conservation Mentors Organization (Leading and Learning from Locals)

Project Manager

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Published on Aug 09, 2018

They are delighted because of the car support you gave! Expansion of WASIMA to remote areas around reserves in western Tanzania, does not only mean lions and other wildlife security, it also means finding the door out from deep dark valley of isol...

They are delighted because of the car support you gave! Expansion of WASIMA to remote areas around reserves in western Tanzania, does not only mean lions and other wildlife security, it also mean...

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Published on Mar 05, 2017

Hurray! The Stop Lion Killing Campaign Evaluation Data is Now Collected and Handled to WASIMA Team.

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Published on Nov 14, 2016

Hoorah! We finally reached our goal, we would be happy to receive continued donations for WASIMA car repairs

The more extra donations coming in will be used towards car repairs to expedite the research, and to  visit  and prioritize new sites. We appreciate so much your donations. 

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Published on Nov 08, 2016

Please support evaluation of WASIMA Campaign in Western Tanzania!

Through public seminars, dissemination of conservation education materials and conservation sinema,  WASIMA outreaches create awareness and insist enforcement  of bylaws to stop traditional lion ki...

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Published on Nov 07, 2016

WASIMA has been stopping illegal lions killing and creating positive attitude towards lions among the agro-pastoral Sukumas since 2011.

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Published on Apr 13, 2016

In-school lion ambassadors get back home with WASIMA messages urging their relatives to conserve wildlife homes

Mbede Environmental club teacher and members after discussing the functions and values of lions in nature.

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Published on Apr 13, 2016

Local medicine practitioners have joined WASIMA stop lion killing campaigns in Mpimbwe

These traditional medicine practitioners who primarily depend on nature to extract natural products as therapeutics, decided to join WASIMA campaigns to preserve lions in the ecosys...

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Published on Oct 10, 2015

To promote Community conservation and participation in protection of lions and wildlife in general we also have them tour Katavi National Park.

The WASIMA Camapign manager describing the park boundary to local tourists from Ikuba and Kashishi villages. The tourists were Sungusungu leaders who seminar training on lion protec...

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Add your comment or question...Thanks a lot Monique
Nov 14, 2016
Stopping Illegal Lion Killing: Are we succeeding?
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Thank you Daniela! It is true that in the past Sukuma young men had to kill a lion to gain prestige. However, to date the need for wealth makes the greatest motivation out of which Sukuma acquire and retain prestige. Most of Sukumas say to acquire wealth from crop cultivation and increasing cattle herds.
Nov 14, 2016
Stopping Illegal Lion Killing: Are we succeeding?
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Thank you Daniela! It is true that in the past Sukuma young men had to kill a lion to gain prestige. However, to date the need for wealth makes the greatest motivation for tradition lion hunting out of which Sukuma acquire and retain prestige.
Nov 14, 2016
Stopping Illegal Lion Killing: Are we succeeding?
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Thanks a lot
Nov 14, 2016
Stopping Illegal Lion Killing: Are we succeeding?
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Thanks Daniela for supporting WASIMA
Jun 08, 2015
Stop Lion Killing in Tanzania
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