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Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ)

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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The Lower Zambezi National Park offers a unique economic opportunity for Zambia and the rest of the region. With its vast array of wildlife, bird life, and stunning scenery along the river banks, it is an ideal destination for safari lovers from around the world. Visitors to the park can expect a truly magical experience, with many opportunities to get up close to the wildlife and take in some of Africa's most spectacular landscapes. It boasts one of the highest concentrations of big game, including elephants, buffalo and lion, as well as an extensive variety of bird species. The park is also home to a thriving population of hippos and crocodiles that can be seen up close in the river. In recent years, conservation efforts have been made to preserve the park's delicate ecology and ensure that its natural resources remain intact for generations to come. The park provides a lucrative source of income through tourism, allowing Zambia to benefit economically without disturbing its natural resources. It is an essential part of Zambia's economy and its protection is paramount for ensuring the future prosperity of the country. The Lower Zambezi National Park is a true symbol of Zambia's natural beauty and its importance to the country's economic well-being should not be underestimated. As more people come to appreciate what this area has to offer, it is likely that the number of visitors will continue to rise, bringing with it further benefits for local communities and the wider economy. With the right support, it has the potential to become an even greater source of economic opportunity for Zambia.

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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