Organisation

Zambian Carnivore Programme



NAME Zambian Carnivore Programme
COUNTRY Zambia
REGION Luangwa Valley, Greater Kafue, and Greater Liuwa Ecosystems
COMMENCED 1999
AREAS OF FOCUS Monitoring, Research, Anti-Poaching, Education, Community, Awareness, Rehabilitation, Habitat Conservation
NO OF PAINTED WOLVES IN AREA 450-550
KEY PERSONNEL Dr Matthew Becker, Thandiwe Mweetwa, Dr Scott Creel

The mission of the Zambian Carnivore Programme (ZCP) is to conserve large carnivores and ecosystems through Conservation Science, Action and Local Leadership.

ZCP works in all the country’s major large carnivore populations in close collaboration with the Zambian Department of National Parks and Wildlife and an array of partners. They employ a three-pronged approach, namely: