Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA)

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Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) manages and conserves the wildlife estates that covers 31 percent of the country’s land mass, comprising of 20 national parks, 36 game management areas and a bird sanctuary. The authority, mandated under the Zambia Wildlife Act No. 12 of 1998, is committed to promoting integrated and hands-on approaches to wildlife resource management, especially in game management, reducing human and wildlife conflict.

Government authoritt in Lusaka, Zambia Work here? Upgrade to add more information and photos

Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) has a vital role to play in the economic development of Zambia. It contributes significantly to the economy and to the gross domestic product (GDP). ZAWA improves the quality of life among communities in wildlife estates and maintains sustainable biodiversity in national parks.
  • Plays a vital role in the economic development of Zambia
  • Reserves the decline of wildlife
  • Improves the quality of the life among communities in wildlife estates

National parks and Sanctuaries in Lusaka, Zambia Work here? Upgrade to add more information and photos

Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) currently administers 20 national parks, after taking over from the former National Parks and Wildlife Service. Some of the parks have never had management or facilities and have few numbers of wildlife, while others have high concentrations of animals and are very popular.
  • Protects, conserves and manages Zambia’s wildlife estates
  • Administers 20 national parks
  • Over nine developed parks in terms of tourism