Former Staff of the Ramsar Convention Bureau
Ramsar Intern for Africa (Assistant to the Regional Coordinator for Africa)
Zambia; Ramsar Intern 1998-1999
BSc from the University of Zambia; completed a number of specialist post-grad training programmes, including the UNEP/UNESCO International Postgraduate Course in Environmental Management for Developing Countries in Dresden, Germany. Ms Mumba is employed by the Environmental Council of Zambia in Lusaka, which is the Ramsar Conventions administrative authority in the country, and in that capacity she represented Zambia as an observer state at the 20th meeting of the Ramsar Standing Committee, October 1997. She has special expertise in invasive species of aquatic weeds and has recently been coordinating a project for the biological control of water hyacinth on the Kafue River and part of the Kafue Flats Ramsar site and a study of nutrient loading in the same river.
Musonda (right) visiting with her successors as Intern/Assistant Advisor for Africa, Ahoua Traore and Ahmed El-Sabban, May 2004.
In the Ramsar Bureau (January 1999)
At the Nabajuzzi water treatment plant, Uganda, 1999
With her former professor, Harry Chabwela of Zambia, at the STRP meeting, 1999
With her successor in the Ramsar Bureau, Evans Okong'o of Kenya