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Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ)

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Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ) is a non-profit organisation committed to the protection of wildlife and the sustainable use of natural resources in the Lower Zambezi in Zambia. Established in 1994, CLZ is centred around three main pillars of support: Wildlife Protection, Environmental Education, and Community Empowerment—actively working towards a vision of a valued, protected and thriving Lower Zambezi landscape. The organization works in collaboration with Zambia’s local wildlife authority, the Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW), to ensure the sustainability of wildlife in the Lower Zambezi Valley and their ecosystems.

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Chongwe Road
Chongwe Road, Lusaka Province
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Environmental Education

Through educational lessons and activities on school visits to CLZ’s education centre and on outreach visits to the schools, CLZ aims to raise awareness and to build a generation of local community members that take pride in Zambia’s natural heritage and feel responsible for its protection.
Provide training materials, classes, outreach
Education based on the value of conservation and its ecosystem services
Encourages the care and protection of habitat for future generations
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Wildlife Protection

Conservation Lower Zambezi operates under a memorandum of understanding with the Zambia Wildlife Authority, DNPW (former ZAWA), and strives to protect and preserve the integrity of the Lower Zambezi Valley.
Collaborate with Department of National Park and Wildlife (DNPW)
Protecting wildlife and the natural resources of the Lower Zambezi
Implements programmes and improved intelligence to tackle illegal wildlife trade
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Community support

CLZ supports communities in surrounding GMAs in partnership with the local Community Resource Boards (CRBs). CLZ assists by providing solutions to Human-Wildlife Conflict, collecting information on HWC incidences, and providing a communication link between local communities and wildlife authorities. CLZ also engages in alternative income projects and Conservation Agreements to help the community benefit further both directly and indirectly from the environment. CLZ currently employs 88 people in total— a majority of whom are hired from the local communities.
Provides communities with solutions to dealing with Human Wildlife Conflict
Supports sustainable alternative livelihoods
Create projects and programmes to engage the community
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Contact information

Chongwe Road
Chongwe Road, Lusaka Province

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