Rangers being deployed by boat
Image credit: Conservation Lower Zambezi
Project

Supporting Personnel and Protecting Wildlife in Lower Zambezi During COVID-19

Duration
2021 - 2022
Location
Zambia
Species protected
Temminck’s Pangolin Smutsia temminckii
African Savana Elephant Loxodonta africana
African Lion Panthera leo

Project objectives

This project aims to continue conservation operations and retrain staff to support the daily maintenance of Lower Zambezi National Park and surrounding Game Management Areas. By doing so, it will assist critical law enforcement efforts and community needs to protect the wildlife and communities affected by COVID-19.

This project is implemented by Conservation Lower Zambezi

Threaths

Poaching

This project is a part of the IUCN SOS African Wildlife initiative, which is funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DG Devco) through its B4Life initiative.