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L. Chris Weaver

Chris Weaver is a Rangeland Ecologist with 26 years of experience in working with a wide range of common-property natural resources in the United States and southern Africa. Mr. Weaver’s career commenced in 1976 on the arid to semi-arid rangelands of the southwestern U.S., where he was responsible for managing and undertaking a variety of resource inventories (rangeland, wildlife, water, soils, etc.), environmental impact assessments, and ranch management plans. Clients included the Bureau of Land Management, USDA Forest Service, San Carlos Indian Tribe, Tono O’dom Indian Tribe, Navajo Indian Tribe, Hopi Tribe, Mobil Oil, and numerous private landholders.

From 1982 to 1992, Mr. Weaver was based in Lesotho, southern Africa, where he initially worked as a Range/Livestock Specialist and Manager for the Land Conservation and Range Development (LCRD) Project, and thereafter, the Lesotho Agricultural Production & Support Project (LAPIS). Since 1993, Mr. Weaver has resided in Namibia, serving as the Chief of Party for the highly successful WWF Living In A Finite Environment (LIFE) Project. In this role, Mr. Weaver oversees a team of technical staff who provide support and assistance to the Namibia National CBNRM Program and communal area conservancies in their efforts to sustainably manage and benefit from their wildlife, rangeland, and tourism resources through such income-generating enterprises as trophy hunting, game production and cropping, community-based tourism, joint-venture lodge developments, and crafts production and marketing.

In addition to the above long-term assignments, Mr. Weaver has worked throughout the southern Africa region, participating in an assortment of assignments in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, as well as Kenya in East Africa.

L. Chris Weaver

Chief of Party
WWF/LIFE Programme
PO Box 9681
Windhoek, Namibia

(Tel) 264-61-239945
(Fax) 264-61-239-799

cweaver@iafrica.com.na

View Chris Weaver's presentation,
"Conservancies: Integrating Wildlife
Land-Use Options into the Livelihood, Development, and Conservation Strategies of Namibian Communities"

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