Kieran Dodds

Central Province, ZAMBIA

37 year old Judith Mambwe on safari in Kasanka National Park. "I am fond of talking about conservation and wildlife so the poachers do not bring meat to my place in the village, they fear I might report them to the scouts. Most of the people poach because thet are not educated, they do so because they have no other means of surviving that is why they resort to poaching. Animals cannot continue existing without scouts, they will become extinct." Local schools and women's groups are regularly brought into Kasanka, which is unique in the country and unusual in Africa as it is privately managed and owned by a trust. People are able to see animals flourishing in land which was once free reign for poachers. Combined with anti-poaching scouts, the education programme is on the frontline of conservation methods in the park, showing local people wild animals in their natural habitat.

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