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Brian Chilambe

Brian  Chilambe

History: Young Expert at WNF - Zambia
YEP period 2018 - 2020, batch 15

Position after YEP

GIS and technology Project Officer at WWF Zambia

YEP Role

Brian Chilambe is engaged as a GIS Young Expert Professional under the wildlife programme team based in Lusaka at WWF Zambia. As a Young Expert, he is aiding the GIS component of the wildlife programme. He also supports the WWF Zambia freshwater programme when called upon. Under the freshwater programme he is responsible for the river regulation impact monitoring experiment project in the Lower Kafue Sub-catchment. Apart from that Brian his coordinating three projects under the wildlife programme mentioned below:


  1. Kafue National Park Connected Conservation Project
  2. Landscape Connectivity Project, and 
  3. Eco-drones project

Click here for more information about my project.



Geographic Information Systems, Database Management Systems, Economic geography, Spatial Planning, hydrological modeling, Earth Observation, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems, stakeholder engagement and World Religions.



Nationality: Zambian
Education: BA in Geography and currently pursuing an MSc. in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation from The University of Zambia


Experience before YEP


  • G.I.S Assistant Analyst in the wildlife programme at WWF Zambia: May 2018 – Aug 2018, responsible for wildlife monitoring.  
  • G.I.S Intern in the freshwater programme at WWF Zambia: May 2017 – Apr 2018. Developed a dam’s database for the Zambezi river basin, it was specifically used for determining the degree of river fragmentation and regulation in the assessment of free-flowing rivers in the Zambezi river basin.
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