Expertise: Academic

Dr. Asanterabi Lowassa is social research scientist with a PhD in social sciences obtained from the University of Dar es Salaam, in Tanzania. She has over 17 years working experience in research focusing on policy analysis, gender and institutional arrangements for Natural Resources utilization by marginalized poor communities around wildlife protected areas in Tanzania. Currently, she is assessing the impact of gender inequalities on climate change adaptation focusing on sustainability and livelihoods issues around protected areas in Tanzania. She is aiming to provide scientific data to influence policy makers on the need for designing a ‘’gender response climate change adaptation strategy’’ to safeguard both wildlife protected areas and livelihoods of poor marginalized social groups.

On the role of women in bushmeat hunting – Insights from Tanzania and Ethiopia

A stated preference investigation of household demand for illegally hunted bushmeat in the Serengeti, Tanzania

Ethnobotanical study of some of mosquito repellent plants in north-eastern Tanzania