Jamma's Newest
Team Members

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Jamma is proud to welcome our newest members onto the team.

Please read on to discover a little more about our new Jamma members. 

Born in Germany, Dominik moved to southern Africa at the age of 25 where he spent the next 10 years in the field working on landscape-scale conservation initiatives across the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA). His work was followed up by a PhD on lion movement within a multi-use landscape and the roles of wildlife corridors in 21st century conservation.

Lesle is a South African attorney holding two additional postgraduate degrees, namely an LLM in Indigenous Peoples in International Law and another LLM in Rule of Law for Development. She has joined Jamma International to help develop diverse legal empowerment strategies for Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM).

Alison is a British conservationist who is passionate about wildlife conservation, both on a global and national scale, with particular interest in endangered species and those that are victims of illegal wildlife trafficking and poaching. Alison has carried out a variety of voluntary work both within the UK and Africa.

Born in the UK, Theo is an ecologist, zoologist, and conservationist holding a BSc in Zoology, and a MSc in Global Wildlife Health and Conservation both from the University of Bristol. Since his graduation, he has spent time in the UK as a zookeeper at the Big Cat Sanctuary in Kent where he learned how to work alongside a variety of charismatic big cat species as well as how to engage members of the public in conservation.

The Beneath the Baobab Podcast and host, Gordon Buchanan, return to explore the issue of human wildlife conflict in this second season of the conservation and communities podcast, this time travelling around southern Africa to meet the communities living alongside wildlife.

Episode One Of The Podcast Is Now Out!

Joe Goergen and Lesle Jansen from the Jamma Team passionately discuss the sustainable use of wildlife as an Indigenous Peoples’ Rights issue in an article published by Cultural Survival.

Cultural Survival Publication

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