Deutsch Intern
Geography and Regional Science

Fidelcastor Frances Kimario, M.Sc.

Chair of Geography and Regional Science


Institute of Geography and Geology
Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg

Campus Southern Hubland
Geography building
Room 319

  • Environmental Management
  • Tourism management and tour operator
  • Community conservation
  • Protected areas

2019 – 2021 Senior Officer
Community Based Conversation: In-Charge of Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and Wildlife Corridor
Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Dodoma, Tanzania

2018 – 2019 Assistant Lecturer
College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

August – November 2017 Internship
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Natural Resources Management Project
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

2009 – 2018 Tutorial Assistant
College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

March 2015 – June 2016 Consultant
Capacity Building at Leopard Tours
Arusha, Tanzania

2008 – 2009 Sales Executive: Excellentcom (T) Ltd.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

June – August 2007 Internship
Lake Manyara National Park, Arusha, Tanzania

June 2006 – January 2007 Sales Agent – Field attachment
Precision Air Services
Arusha, Tanzania

2019 Tanzania Commission for Universities
Development of Benchmarking Standards for Higher Learning Institutions’ Tourism and Hospitality Training in Tanzania.

2019 Advisor Tourism Development Projects (Information Center)
Regional Commissioner (Kilimanjaro)

2019 Head of Marketing Unit
College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka

2019 Coordinator of Tour Guides
Short-course Training at CAWM- Mweka

2013 – 2014 Project Coordinator of Entertainment – Conservation Education
Joint project of CAWM, PCI-Media Impact (USA), Radio Kili FM funded by USFWS

2013 – 2014 Member
Wildlife Tourism Curriculum Development Team for Kitabi College of Conservation and Environmental Management Rwanda

Validated the National College of Tourism Curriculum for Certificates in Travel and Tourism, Tour Guiding and Diploma in Travel and Tourism held by NACTE

Botha, N. Job, H. and Kimario, F. (2021) Potential and challenges of the Serengeti-Ngorongoro Biosphere Reserve, Tanzania. Econ.mont Vol. 13. ISSN 2073-106X print version – ISSN 2073-1558 online version:

Kimario, F.F., Botha, N., Kisingo, A., and Job, H. (2020) Theory and practice of  Conservancies: Evidence from Wildlife Management Areas in Tanzania. In Erdkunde ISSN 0014-0015 DOI: 10.3112/erdkunde.2020.02.0

Harris, W. & de Kort, Selvino & Bettridge, Caroline & Borges, Joana & Cain, Bradley & Hamadi, & Dulle, I & Fyumagwa, Robert & Gadiye, Donatua & Jones, Martin & Kahana, Ladislaus & Kibebe, Julius & Kideghesho, Jafari & Kimario, Fidelcastor & Kisingo, Alex & Makari, Francis & Martin, Emmanuel & Fa, J. E.. (2020). Short Communication: A learning network approach to resolve conservation challenges in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. African Journal of Ecology. 1-6. 10.1111/aje.12815. Veríssimo, D., Schmid, C., Kimario, F. and Eves, H. (2018). Evaluating behaviour change interventions delivered through mass media. 5th European Congress of Conservation Biology. doi: 10.17011/conference/eccb2018/107960

Veríssimo, D., Schmid, C., Kimario, F. F. and Eves, H. E. (2018), Measuring the impact of an entertainment-education intervention to reduce demand for bush-meat. Animal Conservation. doi:10.1111/acv.12396