Amos Ochieng (PhD., MSc., (Wageningen University and Research); BTM (Mak).

Specialty: Tourism, Conservation and Development

Department: Forestry, Biodiversity and Tourism, School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences, CAES, Makerere University.

Dr. Amos Ochieng is a Lecturer in the Department of Forestry, Biodiversity and Tourism, Makerere University, Uganda. He holds a PhD in Tourism, conservation and development from Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands, MSc. Tourism, Environment and Society from Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands, and B. Tourism Management from Makerere University.

In the last 12 years, Amos’ research has examined the development and implementation of sport hunting tourism in Uganda, among other market-based instruments for conservation and has published his results in a wide variety of international journals related to tourism and conservation studies.

Dr Amos Ochieng is currently the principal investigator (PI) on the project ‘Harnessing chimpanzee ecotourism for enhanced conservation and improved livelihoods in Uganda’.

He is also a consultant and international trainer with various organizations including the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC).


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