Ms. Tondossama Kone Salimata

Mrs. Tondossama Kone Salimata

Côte d’Ivoire

Mrs. Tondossama Kone Salimata is the Director of Wildlife and Hunting Resources at the Ministry of Water and Forests of Côte d'Ivoire. She holds a Diploma in Agricultural Engineering as well as other diplomas and training certificates in the management of Protected Areas and wildlife, including a Master's degree on the analysis of populations of wildlife areas. She has been Focal Point for several international treaties including the Convention on Wetlands, CITES and AEWA. Mrs. Kone coordinates the protection, rehabilitation and enhancement of wildlife and its habitats. It is under her direction that the annual census of migratory waterbirds, the fight against wildlife trafficking and the management of human-wildlife conflicts are organized in Côte d'Ivoire.