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Zim appeals to EU over ivory stockpiles

Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) director general Dr Fulton Mangwanya (second right), accompanied by spokesperson Tinashe Farawo (third right) briefs European Union Ambassadors led by Switzerland Envoy to Zimbabwe, Niculin Jäger...

CITES CoP 19 PREPARATORY MEETING – STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

CITES CoP 19 PREPARATORY MEETING - STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT   PURPOSE OF MEETING Cop 19 fast approaching - timelines Solicit Input for inclusion in the SADC Common Position for CoP 19. Progress Report since last stakeholder meeting (21/09/22 (virtual) (meetings, events,...

Interview: ZimParks changes tack in operations

THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZPWMA) has been instrumental in combating poaching for years. However, one of the challenges in the quest to achieve this goal has been the lack of adequate funding for equipment and personnel. This is set to...

Zimbabwe to host elephant summit

Zimbabwe will this month host an elephant summit to discuss conservation, elephant management and the negative impact of the ban on international trade in elephant by-products. The summat the Hwange National Park, will be attended by 14 African countries and the...

ZimParks-IFAW partnership breathes life into park

THE partnership between the Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Authority (ZimParks) together and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has breathed life into Hwange National Park, with animals that have been at the mercy of climate crisis, poachers and...

Climate change

  Climate change: A menace to wildlife survival in Hwange National Park PREVALENCE of wildlife disease is reportedly on the increase as a result of climate change and as such, diseases that include haemorrhagic septicaemia and bovine tuberculosis have become common....

Destination Zimbabwe still getting global endorsement

  DESTINATION Zimbabwe continues to get global endorsement with the country’s wildlife management efforts attracting the attention of foreign tourists. The recovery of the tourism industry is well on course, with tourists from various parts of the world marvelling at...

Zimparks receives boats for anti-poaching activities

THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZIMPARKS) anti-poaching activities have received a major boost after getting three patrol boats under the one million euro COVID-19 relief fund for the tourism sector. The fund is granted to countries in the...

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