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Inaoyom Sunday Imong
Director, Cross River Landscape
Inaoyom Imong has a PhD in Primatology from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany and a MSc in Conservation Biology from the A. P. Leventis Ornithological Research Institute, University of Jos, Nigeria. His interests are ecological monitoring, protected area management and planning, and community-based conservation. He received the WCS Graduate Scholarship Award in 2009, the GRASP-Ian Redmond Conservation Award in 2013, and the Whitley Award in 2015. He is a member of the Scientific Commission of the Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP), and a member of the IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group. He joined WCS Nigeria in 2004.
Peter Abanyam
WCS Project Manager-CRNP(Oban Division)
Abanyam Peter is a passionate young ecologist with a B.Sc. degree in Environmental Resource Management from the University of Calabar, Nigeria. With support from the Tropical Biology Association, he recently completed a field course on applied savannah/tropical forest ecology and project management in Kenya. He originally joined WCS as an intern in 2011 and since 2013 has worked for WCS as a Conservation Assistant based in the Okwangwo Division of Cross River National Park. He is a member of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas Young Professionals Group and also a member of the IUCN Taskforce on Intergenerational Partnership for Sustainability.