Meshack Kwamovo

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Meshack Kwamovo


Contact details:

Cell phone: +267-73474476
Email (work):
Email (private):
Address: P.O. Box 41, Seronga, Botswana



Place of birth:

Seronga, Okavango Region, Botswana

Date of birth:


Current work:

Paraecologist in “The Future Okavango” Project ( employed by the Kalahari Conservation Society (


  • To be the link between the Seronga community and the organization above
  • Conducting research activities together with and on behalf of the researchers
  • Village orientation and introduction to the village operational structure to members of the project
  • Monitoring of project sites and maintenance of data

Skills, experiences and interests:

I am trained as a lodge manager through on-the-job training at Wilderness Safaris from 2002 to 2004. Here I was dealing with the whole lodge management, including

  • Guest and staff relations
  • Month’s end procedures (wages and banking)
  • Monthly stock take and orders

My special skills are

  • Guest etiquette
  • Lodge administration
  • Guiding of tourists
  • Facilitating community workshops at village level
  • Recording and filing of minutes

I also worked as an Assistant Professional Guide at Unvuvu campsite from 2006 to 2009. I assisted the Communities of Ngamiland Area 32 in developing a Community Strategic Plan and a Community-Based Organisation. I worked with the communities of the Okavango Community Trust as the Secretary of the Board of Trustees from 1998 until 2002 as well as in 2011.

I enjoy a lot the interaction with people from different regions, getting involved in community issues and particularly in tourism-related activities.


Kwamovo, Meshack (2013): Seronga - Para-ecologist Meshack Kwamovo. In: Oldeland, J., Erb, C., Finckh, M. & Jürgens, N. (2013) [Eds.]: Environmental Assessments in the Okavango Region. - Biodiversity & Ecology 5: 159. DOI: 10.7809/b-e.00271. PDF (1,6 MB)

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