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Robert Moïse

Consultant — Researcher

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Robert Moïse has formal training in the visual arts (MFA) and cultural anthropology (Ph.D.), with research focus on the history and culture of Indigenous Peoples. He has carried out research in the Congo Basin since the 1980s, with over five years of experience on the ground with local forest communities.

Since 2010, Robert has applied this knowledge and experience to issues of development and conservation in the Congo Basin, assisting NGOs and governments create culturally-appropriate forms of community forestry as well as conservation approaches based on local/global collaboration.

His publications include works on the history of Bantu/ of Indigenous Peoples relations in the Congo Basin, egalitarian political process, Indigenous models of development, culturally-appropriate forms of community forestry and collaborative conservation.