Commission Member States Secretariat Details
Zambezi River Authority Zambia, Simbabwe Mr. Tumbari
Chief Executive
Zambezi River Authority
Head Office
Kariba House, Stand 32
Cha Cha Cha Road
P.O. Box 30233
Lusaka, Zambia
ph:   ++2601-227971/73
(The function of the Chief Executive of the Authority rotates every year between the two countries.)
  • Founded in 1987
  • Aims:  operates, monitors and maintains the karibe dam and other dams and regulates the water level--collects hydrological and environmental data--submits development plans and programs to the council for approval.


World Resources Institute Database:
Links to .pdf files mapped by WRI

           Map 2: Freshwater Fish Species and Endemism

 Map 3: Endemic Bird Areas
 Map 4: Aridity
 Map 5: Population Density
 Map 6: Water Availability
 Map 7: Modified Landscape (Cropland and Developed Areas)
 Map 8: Cropland Irrigation
 Map 9: Existing and Proposed Major Dams
 Map 10: Remaining Original Forest Cover
 Map 11: Extent of Original Forest Cover Lost
 Map 12: Area Affected by Water Erosion
 Map 13: Urban Population Growth (1995-2000)
 Map 14: Tropical Deforestation (1980-1990)
 Map 15: Protected Areas

Original maps made using the World Resources Institute Database and ArcView GIS, version 3.1, with Spatial Analyst Extension, X-Tools, 3-D Analyst Extension.