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Poisons, biodiversity and human-health: addressing wildlife losses in Luangwa, Zambia.


Ref: DARSC179
Type: Scoping
Project Leader: Andre Botha
Lead Institution: EWT - Endangered Wildlife Trust
Host Country Institutions: DNPW Zambian Department of National Parks and Wildlife Services, CSL Conservation South Luangwa, Birdwatch Zambia, ZCP Zambian Carnivore Programme
Start Date: 2017-04-01
End Date: 2018-03-31
Funding: £4,970.00
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Status: Current
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Zambia
Purpose: We will use the scoping trip as an opportunity to identify and build relationships with key stakeholders, including community groups as well as conservation and community development organisations, in South Luangwa. We will focus on the impacts of wildlife poisoning on animals, the environment and people. We will collect ecological, socio-economic and institutional data for use in planning a project aimed at enhancing socio-economic values and sustaining the ecological integrity of the habitat and threatened wildlife in the Luangwa Valley, within and outside protected areas
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