Alain Lushimba

Alain Lushimba

Technical Advisor for Cyber Tracker/SMART

Currently AWF Technical Advisor Protected Area Management, to support Congolese Institute for Conservation of Nature (ICCN) in management of the Bili Uere Protected Area Complex (BUPAC), based in Bili.

7 years of experience in conservation of large mammals as a field biologist in Africa, particularly in the Democratic Republic of Congo with three years of experience in the development of surveillance and wildlife monitoring tools: SMART-Cybertracker.

Research interest : Tools and ecological modeling focused on conservation biology :

Species Distribution Modeling;

Modeling of species population’s dynamics (Population Analysis Viability);

Wildlife Monitoring ;

Species conservation technology : SMART-Cybertracker and UAV

Protected areas management planning.

Master in Biotechnology at the University of Kinshasa (DRC)

Master of Engineering in Ecology and Biodiversity Management at the University of Montpellier (France)

Email: alushimba@awf.org