Small Livestock Manager
(2011 – present) Tyapa Toivo has served as the Small Livestock Manager at Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in Namibia since 2011. Tyapa holds a Bachelor in Agricultural Management from the Namibia University of Science and Technology. Tyapa works on all aspects of small stock management with CCF’s dairy, Boer goats and Damara sheep.
He manages a dairy goat milking team and supervises the health care and nutrition of CCF’s small stock. Tyapa also works hand in hand with CCF’s Livestock Guarding Dog programme and education department. Tyapa has been instrumental in the establishment of new dairy goat herds in Namibia, namely in Klein Karas in the Namibia Karas region. He’s main interest is to help local farmers improve their income from livestock farming through proper and predator friendly livestock management.