A lioness and two cubs
Image credit: Paul Funston

Restoring Threatened Carnivore and Depleted Ungulate Populations in Luengue-Luiana National Park

2019 - 2022
Species protected
Lion Panthera leo
Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus
African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Project objectives

By the end of project, populations of Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, African Wild Dog, Giraffe, Zebra, and other ungulates in the IHZ will be increased. Poaching of elephants in the IPZ will be reduced by 50%. A total of 72 community members will be employed through the project (as Community Game Guards, park maintenance staff, etc.), or be actively engaged as business partners. And by the end of project, the project team will prepare a report on the steps for establishing a similar model in an adjacent community.

This project is implemented by Panthera.



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