Keletso Seabo

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  • Mandela Washington Fellowship
  • 2019-20
  • Botswana
Bio

Keletso Seabo is an environmental scientist with ten years of experience in forest and rangeland management. He holds a Master of Science in Environmental Management from The University of Western Australia and has successfully led numerous forest and rangeland management projects in Botswana. He is currently a rangeland management technical adviser on both the United Nations Development Programme-Kgalagadi and the Ghanzi Drylands Ecosystem Project. As the technical advisor, Keletso manages the human-wildlife interface to sustain the flow of agro-ecosystem services while preventing illegal wildlife trafficking in the Kgalagadi and Ghanzi drylands of Botswana. He is also the founder and chairperson of Otse Sporting Social Club, which hopes to tackle the issue of youth unemployment, substance abuse, and crime by combining traditional and modern sports. Upon Completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Keletso plans to continue working with local livestock farmers to develop and implement a holistic rangeland management program with an emphasis on increasing range lands productivity of the Kalahari landscape.

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