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Tobias Ochieng Nyumba University of Nairobi, Kenya

Dr Nyumba Tobias (D.Phil., M.Phil. (Cantab), B.Sc. (Egerton)) is lecturer at the Department of Earth and Climate Sciences, University of Nairobi, Kenya. He’s also a senior researcher for the Development Corridors Partnership (DCP) Project based at the African Conservation Centre (ACC). He received his D.Phil. in Geography and M.Phil. in Environment Society and Development from the University of Cambridge, UK., and BSc. in Environmental Sciences from Egerton University in Kenya. He teaches courses on impacts of climate change, vulnerability and adaptation, ecosystem management, research methods, livelihoods and poverty. His research interests include biodiversity conservation, human development and livelihoods, and capacity building. He’s a Lead Author for IPBES Values Assessment and has published widely in international journals including PLoSONE; Methods in Ecology and Evolution; Conservation Letters; Oryx; Systematics and Biodiversity; and Global Environmental Change, and platforms such as London School of Economics and Political Science, UNEP-WCMC, UK; Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany; Mammal Research Institute, University of Pretoria; and Fauna and Flora International, UK and is a reviewer and editor for several scientific journals. Tobias has recently been awarded the Marie Curie Individual Fellowship tenable at the University of York, UK from January 2022.