Said Hamad Omar, MSc

Said holds a BS (Hon) in zoology and botany and an MSc in environmental studies from the Open University of Tanzania. He also received a diploma in fisheries science from Kunduchi Fisheries in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.. His master’s research focused on the influence of environmental factors on crab species diversity in mangrove communities on Pemba Island. He has worked with fishermen and coastal villagers in Pemba and Unguja to increase marine and terrestrial conservation awareness in conjunction with forest and fisheries departments in Tanzania. Said has served with SIT for more than a decade.

Said Hamad Omar, MSc

SIT Study Abroad

Program Coordinator

TANZANIA: Zanzibar—Coastal Ecology and Natural Resource Management

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Program Coordinator

TANZANIA: Climate Change and Sustainability, Mount Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar

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