United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Kigali
Economic Affairs Officer, SRO-EA- Sub Regional Initiatives Section
Geoffrey Manyara is an Economic Affairs Office at the Subregional Office for East Africa in Kigali, Rwanda. His areas of expertise include tourism and tourism development. Prior to joining ECA, he worked as Head of the Tourism Department at University of Kenya, and as a Lecturer for the Kenyatta and the Maseno University, both in Kenya, and for the University of Wales and the Cardiff Metropolitan University, both in the United Kingdom. Recent publications discuss topics such as the role of the public sector for competitiveness in tourism, the adoption of a regional tourism development framework within the Horn of Africa and community-based tourism enterprises development. Mr. Manyara holds a Ph.D. in Tourism from the University of Wales, United Kingdom.