Cedric Maforimbo


Biodiversity, Conservation and Management (MSc), 2018
Linacre College, Oxford

Funding: Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann

Cedric holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences Honours degree specialising in Animal Science and Rangeland Management from Lupane State University in Zimbabwe (2013). He landed the post of Field Education Officer at Dambari Wildlife Trust in Zimbabwe in 2014, where for over 3 years, he coordinated an environmental education cum rural community based biodiversity monitoring programme in the Matobo Hills. In 2015, Cedric was awarded a full scholarship funded through the British American Tobacco Biodiversity Partnership to undertake a Field Course in Tropical Ecology and Conservation with the Tropical Biology Association in Tanzania, which he completed in the month of July. The following year, he was selected to serve as the 2016 International Visiting Wildlife Biologist with the United States Forest Service stationed on the Willamette National Forest in Oregon, USA. In this position, Cedric provided conservation education to schools and camps in and around the city of Eugene and also led a citizen science project that was focused on pollinators on the National Forest. Cedric has been involved in the activities of several voluntary wildlife and philanthropy societies such as BirdLife Zimbabwe, the Rotaract Club of Bulawayo, Wildlife and Environment Zimbabwe and the Matobo Conservation Society.

Articles by Cedric Maforimbo

Trust and Collaboration – LDF Internship in Southern Africa

Cedric Maforimbo

The Louis Dreyfus Foundation (LDF) is involved in developmental work in 14 countries spanning Africa, Asia and South America, and a key WHT partner. I was the inaugural WHT intern of LDF. I began my internship in the southern African country of Zambia, where I spent four months.

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