The PhD class plus instructors of Restoration Ecology at the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology spent 2 days (28 and 29/6/2014) at Ecoscience.
They assessed ecological aspects such as vegetation, animal abundance and birds in the area.
They discussed future research and collaboration between Ecoscience and the University with respect to ecological monitoring strategies and restoration possibilities.
They agreed that ecoscience has great potential for research and provides facilities for researchers such as great accommodation, internet facilities, water, electricity and wonderful food.
Present were Dr. Leonard Chauka, lecturer in Molecular Biology , Dr. Anna Treydte, lecturer in Restoration Ecology at NM-AIST and Kili Project in Machame, as well as Dr. Nick Mitchell ,Eastern African Coordinator of the Rangewide Conservation Program for Cheetah and African “Wild Dogs”
The students who participated in the event were Naza Emmanuel, Mhuji Kilonzo and Okumu Ochanga, all PhD students in biodiversity and ecosystem management.