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Luangwa (3)

"We Exist to Help Protect Zambia's Wildlife. We Believe That No One Organisation Can Solve This Challenge Alone." In a country where more than 60% of the population lives in rural areas and derive their livelihood from the natural resources surrounding them, it is not surprising that we face a complex suite of challenges.

Down the centre of the valley flows the Luangwa River, fed by dozens of sand rivers that come down during the rainy season. The Luangwa carves a tortuous course along the floor and when in flood rapidly erodes the outer bends, depositing silt within the loops. Eventually the river cuts a new course, leaving the old course to silt up, forming ‘ox bow’ lagoons...

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