Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park
The working group at the beginning of 2021 agreed a programme of action which includes support to the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, the smallest of Zambia’s parks but the most visited given its proximity to Livingstone city. Guiding training, on the ground support in anti-poaching, educational programmes are all part of this work.
Wildlife Dispersal Areas
In recognition of the issues of land encroachment plus human-animal conflict, we will be working on a long term project to increase the amount of protected land and forests to support our wildlife movements and avoid conflict. This is ambitious and will require good co-operation among a number of stakeholders who operate within this field of work.
Whilst CATS is the foremost body working on mitigation of human-animal conflict, Destination Livingstone is also investigating ways in which it can assist in this area. The production of a “Community Guide Handbook” is underway with the purpose of training a number of young people from the residential areas most affected by this issue. In addition, ways in which families can protect their properties and especially their gardens, are being investigated.