Andrew J. Plumptre, Dr.

United Kingdom
Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) & BirdLife International
BII expert in: Large herbivores and primates

Andy is head of the Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) Secretariat. The KBA Secretariat supports the implementation of the KBA Programme focused on identifying, mapping, monitoring and conserving sites of importance for the global persistence of biodiversity. He has worked extensively in East and Central Africa where he supported the establishment of new protected areas through biological and socio-economic surveys and engagement of members of local communities. He also supported protected area authorities to better manage and conserve their protected areas in this region.

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