Zambia"s conservation strategy and action plan for the African lion

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Regional lion conservation strategies, using a participatory approach based on a logical framework. The Eastern and Southern African Lion Conservation Workshop was held JanuaryZambias conservation strategy and action plan for the African lion book Johannesburg, South Africa (IUCN SSC Cat SG, a).

It followed a similar regional workshop for lions in West and Central Africa held in Douala, Cameroon. (PWMA), together with IUCN, convened a workshop to develop a national lion conservation strategy and action plan for the African lion in Zimbabwe.

It is intended that this strategy and plan will motivate for increased lion conservation activity. Attended by conservation NGOs, the private sector, and Rural District Councils (RDCs), as well as PWMA.

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However, because trophy hunting lions can trigger population declines, a science-based Conservation Strategy and Action Plan for the African Lion was adopted.

IUCN Red List Assessment. With o, mature individuals estimated to remain in the wild and with three quarters of populations in decline, the African Lion is currently classified as Vulnerable by the IUCN Red List assessment.

Although most likely not in imminent danger of extinction, the range and population of the African Lion will drastically decrease and it is highly likely. Lion Conservation Strategies and Plans; Conservation. Community Conservation; Conservation Status of the African Lion; Legal and Illegal Trade in Lion Specimens; Lion Conservation Management; Projects.

Golden lion tamarin conservation stakeholders pioneered collaborative conservation methods, beginning with the conference “Saving the Lion Marmoset,” which included status reviews and the development of collective conservation recommendations, including a captive management and research program (Rylands et al., ).

Following. This conservation strategy and action plan for the African lion in Zambia will assist the country in ensuring that the long-term survival of the species is guaranteed based on stakeholder partnerships and harmonization of the needs of lion conservation and various facets of socio-economic development (including tourism).

Data on lion skull measurements taken were collected and analyzed to determine trends in trophy size as an indicator of population size, and area of origin among the concessioned hunting areas in Zambia for the period A comparison of trophy quality was also made with Tanzania and Zimbabwe which were the other two key sources of lion trophies in Africa.

The National Environmental Action Plan recommended line ministries to establish environmental units, with adequate skills to mainstream environment into operations.

7NDP identifies 5 Strategic Development Areas or Pillars: 1. Economic Diversification and Job Creation 2. Poverty and Vulnerability Reduction 3. Reducing Developmental Inequalities 4.

Enhancing Human Development 5. Creating a conducive governance environment for diversified and inclusive growth •RIA –Alignment of Plan to SDGs/AU NHSP National Health Strategic Plan NPA National Programme of Action OAU Organisation of African Unity PRSP Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Zambia Book Final:Layout 1 3/26/09 AM Page 9.

10 SAP Structural Adjustment Programme SCS Save the Children Sweden SHN School Health and Nutrition SOS Save Our Souls. In addition, the government will commission a study on fuel supply options, which is expected to be completed by December An action plan based on the findings of this study will be implemented in Contents VI.

Poverty Reduction, Human Resource Development, and the Environment. Strengthening disincentives for illegal behaviour; 2.

Increasing incentives for wildlife stewardship; 3. Decreasing the costs of living with wildlife. Implementation of national strategies and programmes for sustainable development in Zambia 28 Conservation Agriculture (CA), and; improved community level production capacities and adequate resources deployed to develop a National Action Plan to implement the National Climate Change Response Strategy for as climate resilient.

African Lion (Panthera leo) Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number The African People & Wildlife Fund (APW) is a United States and Tanzanian registered nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of wildlife and important natural habitats in Africa through a village-based approach.

APW aspires to help build the capacity of rural Africans to engage in conservation and. Copper isn’t Zambia’s only rich natural resource. The Republic of Zambia is located in Southern Africa.

Its name comes from the Zambezi river, which flows through parts of the country and also forms its southern border. Zambia has a tropical climate, high plateaus, broad plains, and river valleys.

Join the Zambian Carnivore Programme and Game Rangers International on the front line of conservation efforts in Kafue National Park, track rhinos on foot along the Zambezi River and discover the impact of conservation education for local communities on this immersive safari. Panthera leo melanochaita is a lion subspecies in Southern and East Africa.

In this part of Africa, lion populations are regionally extinct in Lesotho, Djibouti and Eritrea, and threatened by loss of habitat and prey base, killing by local people in retaliation for loss of livestock, and in several countries also by trophy hunting.

Since the turn of the 21st century, lion populations in. African Lion Conservation Strategies Kristin Nowell1, Luke Hunter2 and Hans Bauer3 T he SSC Cat Specialist Group recently cooperated with Afri-can regional offices of IUCN and the Wildlife Conservation Society to hold a series of workshops to assess the status of the lion Panthera leo and develop conservation strategies.

African lion populations have been declining by an astonishing 43% from to according to IUCN research. This means that fromlions 25 years ago, only slightly o remain in the wild across Africa today.

The decrease in population is. Zambia - Zambia - Agriculture, forestry, and fishing: Agricultural pursuits employ the majority of the country’s labour force.

Zambia has a vast land and natural resource base, although only about one-sixth of the country’s arable land is under cultivation. Farms range in size from household farms to large commercial farms. Smallholder farmers use hand hoes and few external inputs, and.

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So why not just develop a conservation education curriculum. As a tool for African Wildlife Foundation, building schools demonstrates our long-term commitment to communities. We provide access to quality education in return for communities’ agreements to conserve land and protect wildlife.

Join one of these unique volunteer opportunities and scientific research expeditions; work in African wildlife reserves and gain hands-on conservation experience with a focus on saving endangered species, community volunteering, environmental education and much more.

The IUCN Cat Specialist Group has added documents on Felidae research and other wild cat literature to their library as at Mar documents were published in and 5 in To find documents on a particular topic, type a keyword into the Search bar eg 'leopard ' or 'conservation'. Nowell, K.

and Jackson, P. () Wild Cats. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Cat Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, p. Frank, L. and Packer, C. () Life without Lions. New Scientist. IUCN () Eastern and Southern African Lion Conservation Strategy Workshop Minutes Report, Johannesburg, January44 p.

can, therefore, be viewed as a strategy for sustainable environmental management. The Zambian Government adopted a national conservation strategy in and the National Environmental Action Plan (NEAP) inin an attempt to redress the imbalance between development and environment.

The Environmental and Pollution. The colonization of modern day Zambia began in the s, when the Lozi chief Lewanika was deceived into signing a concession that gave the British South Africa Company an excuse to invade their land.

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Upon obtaining this concession the British South Africa Company began mining copper and lead. In addition they sold land to British farmers, sometimes for as little as 10 cents a hectare.

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This Lion Conservation Strategy is situated at the regional level, in order to produce significant impacts. But it must be followed by the development of national lion action plans (because it is on this level that the strategy actions are implemented (Chapter 6).

Zambia is in central Africa between latitudes 8 0 and 18 0 S and longitudes 22 0 and 34 0 E. It covers a total area of km 2, of which 11 km 2 comprise lakes, rivers and swamp lands which are linked to seasonally variable water table levels caused by seasonal variations in temperature and water availability.

Because agriculture production is dependent on rainfall, the country has. In line with WCS’s new global conservation strategy based on geographic regions, the Nairobi office became the locus of East African regional activities.

The centre expanded considerably at this stage to become the strategic planning centre coordinating research and conservation activities on large mammals and important ecosystems.Ed Sayer, the programme manager at North Luangwa, tells CNN about Zambia’s place in African rhino conservation, “There’s approximat white rhinos in Africa, and less than 5, black rhinos.

That’s the major difference. Zambia we’re still minnows in the black rhino world.Ever since, the conspicuous absence of lion from the plains has been a quiet reminder of the atrocities the country has seen. Inthe Rwandan government teamed up with conservation organisation African Parks to help manage the park and restore the wildlife and infrastructure (and attracts some tourists along the way!).

Inlion were.