Nachilala Nkombo

Nachilala Nkombo, Country Director for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Zambia


Nachilala Nkombo is the Country Director for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Zambia. 

Ms. Nkombo joined WWF from the One Campaign in Johannesburg, South Africa where she was serving as Deputy Director for Africa. She has extensive experience in international development, including senior leadership experience strategy and government engagement, in several African countries and in the United States. Her work focuses on debt relief, aid effectiveness, agriculture,  natural resource governance, leadership development, public finance, gender, trade policy reform, and open governance.

In 2014, during the Africa Union Year of Agriculture, she led a successful pan-African campaign called "Do Agric, it pays" which secured re-commitments from several African states to increase their public agriculture investments necessary to unlock the agriculture opportunity for African farmers.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Zambia and a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Management from the University of Potsdam in Germany.

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