Mr Janvier Hitimana holds a B.Sc. Degree in Geography specialised in Environmental Management obtained from University of Rwanda. He is experienced in Geographic information System(GIS) and remote sensing as well as open source GIS software and web development tools.
He has worked on different projects that look at applying GIS and Remote Sensing in various conservation and natural resources management such as Landscape Approach to Forest Restoration and Conservation (LAFREC) implemented by Rwanda Environmental Management Authority ( REMA) with key responsibilities of using GIS and Unmated Aerial Vehicles (UAV Images) to monitor the work done throughout the project, GIS team member under the project of Using Ecological Integrity Assessment and Advanced Information Management to Guide Wetland Management and Decision- Making in Rwanda implemented by ARCOS Network with key responsibilities of providing all GIS technical support needed as well as wetland assessed sites maps. He is trained in graphic design, video editing and photography.
As GIS, Knowledge Management and M&E officer at ARCOS Network, his overall responsibilities are to Provide GIS technical support on the implementation of ARCOS’s projects activities, Coordinate ARCOS Knowledge Management system, assist in management and support of ARCOS information System, communications and outreach materials, and Facilitate monitoring and evaluation in all various ARCOS Network initiative as well as assist in the management of the ARCOS Biodiversity Information Management System (ARBIMS).
Besides hard work, innovation and result oriented, Janvier passionate for nature conservation and technology. His hobbies is listening to Music and watching football.