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)