Boosting the resilience of Afromontane ecosystems

In its continued effort to conserve afromontane biodiversity while improving the welfare of local people, the Wildlife and Environmental Conservation Society of Zambia (WECSZ) took to Mulakatembo to train twenty selected members of the community on how to raise indigenous tree nurseries. This was part of the Conservation and Forest Management project in the Mafinga Hills priority KBA, Zambia. The project has trained about sixty people from three villages namely […]

Embedding biodiversity in every development activity

The discourse about conservation has been marred with debates on whether or not communities can acquire economic benefits from conservation activities, especially in developing countries. Being a developing country, Zambia requires conservation activities which factors in the livelihood of concerned communities. WECSZ is endeavouring to deliver projects oriented at conserving biodiversity while supporting strong sustainability and livelihood improvement of local communities. In the last quarter of 2016, WECSZ with funding […]