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Mpoko Billy Malatji

First name
Mpoko Billy
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
1. Protected Areas Management 2. Natural Resource Management
3. Community Participation
Thematic areas of disciplines: Human – Wildlife - Environmental Interaction
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Job function
Environmental Sciences
Nature of Organisation
University of South Africa
Street Address Organisation
Corner Christian De Wet & Pioneer Avenue, Florida Campus
City Organisation
Post code Organisation
Country Organisation
South Africa
Telephone number
011471 3917
Work experience
I have been working for 20 years & I have more than 11 years’ experience in managing protected areas for in different provinces (Northern Cape, Free State & Gauteng) and dealing with human resources and finance related matters. As Reserve Manager I was managing budget of about three million & assets of more than 9 million. The personnel working under me directly were 18. I was Regional Manager for seven
years, I was managing budget of more than 12 million including Nature Reserves & resorts in Free State & Gauteng. The assets were more than 25 million. The personnel for Nature Reserves & Resorts were more than 80 including contractual workers.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Diploma in Nature Conservation: Technikon Pretoria, (Animal studies I, II, III, Plant studies I, II, III, Resource Management I, II, III, Conservation Ecology I, II, III
B. Tech in Nature Conservation: Technikon Pretoria (Resource Management IV & Plant Studies IV
B. Agric Hons in Wildlife Management: University of the Free State, (Applied habitat evaluation & Applied Wildlife Management
Other activities
1. South African Wildlife Management Association (SAWMA)
2. Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA)
3. South African Hunter & Game Conservation Association (SAHGCA)