Pack of African Wild Dogs playing
Image credit: Zambian Carnivore Programme
Project

Combatting the Negative Impacts of COVID-19 on Conservation Activities

Duration
2020 - 2021
Location
Zambia
Species protected
African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus
African Lion Panthera leo
Leopard Panthera pardus

Project objectives

  • Increase anti-poaching patrols by 10% by mid-2021 to protect large carnivores and elephants;
  • Reduce human-wildlife conflict by 15% by mid-2021.

This project is implemented by Zambian Carnivore Programme.

This project is part of the IUCN Save Our Species African Wildlife initiative, which is co-funded by the European Union.

Threaths

Diseases

Human-wildlife conflict

Poaching