About Us




A world in which people, livestock, wildlife, and nature co-exist in peace, health, and harmony.


To facilitate effective collaborations that reduce conflict, improve natural resource management, and enhance the sustainable wellbeing of local people, livestock and wildlife in Tanzania’s natural ecosystems.


We value and respect our indigenous and local communities

We value and respect our natural ecosystems

We value inclusivity and gender equality and strive to centre the voices and needs of the most vulnerable, including women and children

We value and respect the expertise of government and international organizations

We value accountability and aim to be honest and transparent in all we do

We value creativity and aim for constant improvement in our work

Our Board Members

Our Team

Dr. Lekumok Kironyi


Lekumok Kironyi (PhD) is a Lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Finance, School of Business and Entrepreneurship Studies, Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere University of Agriculture and Technology (MJNUAT). He has a PhD in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness/Rural-Urban Transformation at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania, and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He has a master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration at the University of Botswana, Botswana and a Bachelor of Arts in Rural Development from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania.

Lilian Looloitai


Since 2008, Lilian has been working on livelihood and land rights issues for rural communities in Tanzania and providing indigenous representation at international conferences and committees globally. She has accumulated experience and passion of being a member of the Maasai community in northern Tanzania and from her experiences working for, and leading, Community Research and Development Services (CORDS), a not-for-profit organization established to promote the rights of Maasai pastoralists in Tanzania. A substantial proportion of Lilian’s work is focused on projects to help Maasai women secure their land and their rights.

Jopha Peter Kakanyi


Jopha hails from Longido district in northern Tanzania. She has been a women’s elected representative for the Longido District Council for 2 terms of five years each. Jopha is an activist and strategist on women rights on land, decision-making at the family to the community level. She has built and continues to nurture community interest groups of savings and credit, women leadership forums and women land rights and resources.

Emanuel Melubo


Emanuel has education credentials from Mweka Wildlife College – one of the most prestigious wildlife management schools in Africa – and has completed advanced-level courses in wildlife and guiding. Since then he has worked with some of the best tour companies in Tanzania and he is currently the owner and director of Sidai Africa Safaris. He is a certified wilderness first aid responder, and a member of the Interpretive Guides Society, a voluntary society for conservation-minded safari guides who are interested in furthering their knowledge, experience and insights in Tanzania’s natural habitats. Emanuel has a vast knowledge and understanding of the African bush and wildlife, and is a true naturalist.