In this radio episode, we speak to Larissa Souza, a member of the communications team at Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique. We discuss how monitoring technologies support conservation in the park, the dynamics of human-animal conflict and coexistence, and programmes working with local communities around sustainable agriculture, girls' education, and health.
Interviewers: Danilo Urzedo and Trishant Simlai
Producer: Harry Murdoch
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This radio episode was produced by the Smart Forests project funded by the European Research Council. Smart Forests is led by Professor Jennifer Gabrys and is based in the Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge.
Smart Forests Atlas materials are free to use for non-commercial purposes (with attribution) under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license. To cite this radio episode: Souza, Larissa, Danilo Urzedo, and Trishant Simlai, "Larissa Souza: Human/Animal Coexistence in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique" Smart Forests Atlas (2022), https://atlas.smartforests.net/en/radio/larissa-souza/
Header image credit: Screengrab showing elephants in a night camera. Image source: 'Coexisting with Wildlife', Gorongosa National Park [screengrab]. Retrieved 25 August 2022, from https://gorongosa.org/human-wildlife-coexistence/