Wildlife Crime Prevention (WCP) Zambia
In collaboration with our partners, including government agencies and leaders, the public, the private sector, and local communities and stakeholders, we endeavour to reduce all aspects of illegal wildlife and timber trade, strengthen effective investigation and prosecution, and increase public awareness.
Supporting Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) Investigation and Intelligence Units countrywide with resources, equipment and capacity building, disrupting wildlife and environmental crimes in Zambia and neighbouring countries.
Wildlife Criminal Justice
Collaborating with DNPW, the National Prosecution Authority (NPA) and the judiciary by:
- monitoring wildlife and environmental crime cases
- supporting effective prosecutions and appropriate sentencing
- supporting adherence to human rights and reducing recidivism.
Increasing public awareness of wildlife and environmental crimes and their impact on our biodiversity, economy and communities, and supporting women and youth in conservation.
While we endeavour to achieve financial sustainability, every intervention needs start-up capital and your donation is greatly appreciated. Contact us for our Zambian bank details or for information about international tax-deductible donations.
Latest in the news
September 6, 2022
Cooking will not kill bacteria in bushmeat
Many of us believe we can kill the bacteria in our food, especially meat, by simply cooking. But University of Zambia Professor of Veterinary Public Health and Wildlife Medicine, Dr. Musso Munyeme, has revealed that there are a number of survivalist bacterial pathogens that are very resistant even to extreme temperatures.
March 2, 2023
Lusaka DNPW officers arrest suspect at KKIA
Department of National Parks and Wildlife officers at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) on Tuesday disrupted the journey of a Chinese national after finding him with illegally-acquired elephant ivory.
July 7, 2023
North-Western Subordinate Courts convict three men for illegal bushmeat
Kasempa Subordinate Court has convicted and sentenced Bernard Nkanza and Vincent Kayaya to 5 years imprisonment for the illegal possession of bushmeat.