Development of Limpopo National Park / Greater Libombos Conservancy / Kruger National Park Joint Security Plan

Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
GLTFCA Implementing Agencies; Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS); Peace Parks Foundation (PPF)
Aim is to develop a Joint Security Plan for the Greater Libombos Conservancy and Limpopo National Park in Mozambique, and the Kruger National Park in South Africa. Specific project objectives include the following: (1) Provide an understanding of the status quo; (2) Identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and risks; (3) Compare and align current safety and security methodologies; (4) Coordinate and align joint / cross border operational needs; (5) Set minimum standards for security and protection; (6) Develop joint protocols and operational procedures, including for cross-border medical evacuations; (7) Develop a resourcing plan to address current and future financial, human and operational needs; and (8) Develop a M&E plan to ensure compliance and measure impact

The main objective of the proposed assignment is to develop a Joint Security Plan for the GLTFCA more specifically for the southern part of the GLTFCA in order to: 
(1) Provide for more effective and efficient joint operations to mitigate wildlife crime; and 
(2) Determine current and future financial and human resource capacity needs to support ongoing joint operations.

Limpopo NP, Greater Libombos Conservancy (MZ); Kruger NP (ZA)
Specific Area (Village, Town, District, Province): 
Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe
HQ of the Initiative: 
GLTFCA Secretariat
2020 to 2021
Is the timeframe likely to be extended?: 
Thematic Focus: 
NR Protect & Mgt
1st Contact Name: 
Piet Theron
1st Contact Email: 
2nd Contact Name: 
Lola Lopez
2nd Contact Email: