Vincent Ziba

Based in Zambia, Vincent has been active for over a decade on issues related to community- based natural resources management. He has studied crop sciences, organic food certification, business administration, forest governance and tropical forest sciences.

Through his leadership of the Zambia Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) Forum the organization was voted twice as Best Environmental Activist in Zambia (in 2013 and 2014). He was the main litigant on a campaign against mining in the Lower Zambezi National Park by an Australian company and managed put a stay in the high court; has worked in senior managerial positions for the Zambia office of Oxfam UK, the Southern Alliance For Indigenous Resources (SAFIRE) and FAO Forest and Farm Facility. Vincent is a founding member of the Zambia Climate Change Network (ZCCN), Board Chairperson for Center for Environmental Justice (CEJ), a board member of the Natural Resources Consultative Forum (NRCF) and Board member of the Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW).