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Wouter van Hoven Biography

Biography: Dr. Wouter van Hoven

Emeriti Professor, Wildlife Management
University of Pretoria, South Africa

van Hoven bioAfter thirty years as a distinguished academic and researcher in Wildlife Management at the University of Pretoria, Prof Wouter van Hoven retired in 2012. Dr. van Hoven served as an Associate Professor at the University of Pretoria since 1989. He is an accomplished scholar in the areas of wildlife management and the African landscape. He is also a founder of the Noah’s Ark Project in Africa, an organization responsible for the repopulation of large animals (i.e. elephants, hippos, and lions) in areas devastated by drought, war, or poachers. In addition to authoring over 100 scientific publications, reports, and chapters, Dr. van Hoven has served as a consultant in community and extension projects in Africa, Europe, and the United States. Dr. van Hoven received Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Science degrees from Potchefstroom University.

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