Assoc Prof Fred Babweteera

Fred Babweteera is the Director of Budongo Conservation Field Station and Regional Coordinator (AFRICA), Research and Conservation, Royal Zoological Society of Scotland.

He is a highly motivated tropical forest ecologist with experience in teaching biologists and managing multidisciplinary conservation projects. He has initiated multidisciplinary research projects and used the results to formulate conservation initiatives that provide pragmatic solutions to sustainable management of protected areas.

Areas of expertise include: combining multidisciplinary research with ecosystem management, working with multi stakeholders especially local government institutions and conservation agencies, establishing monitoring programs, undertaking biological surveys, training graduate students in research/inventory methods, conservation project management.

Fred Babweteera holds a DPhil (Tropical Forest Ecology and Conservation) from the University of Oxford and an MSc (distinction) Forest Science, Policy and Management, University of Oxford.

He is a member of the Governing Council of the Commonwealth Forestry Association, member of IUCN Species Survival Commission Primate Specialist Group. He is a subject editor for Biotropica Journal and International Forestry Review Journal. Member of the National Technical Committee of the Climate Risk Management programme, Climate Change Focal Point - UGANDA