Implementation of the Multi-Species Action Plan for African Eurasian Vultures

BIOPAMA (Lead organisation is BirdLife Zimbabwe); A.G. Leventis Foundation; Other foundations; Band Foundation
BirdLife Zimbabwe, BirdWatch Zambia, BirdLife Botswana, BirdLife South Africa, Wildlife Environment Society of Malawi
Focus of the project is on anti-poisoning (reduction in poisoning & rapid response to poison incidents). BirdLife strategy for the conservation of vultures in Africa (2016-2026); CMS: Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures; One funded initiative listed here but is part of a wider initiative

R1.1 Coordinated mechanisms established for detecting, registering, collecting evidence, managing and monitoring vulture poisoning incidents (Chobe NP, Botswana; Hwange NP, Zimbabwe; and Kafue NP, Zambia) 
R.1.2 Policy and legislation strengthened to protect vultures and other wildlife
a. Policy and legislation influenced to protect vultures and other wildlife from poisoning in the 3 focal countries.
b. Law enforcement agencies supported to bridge the policy implementation gap.
R1.3 Local communities engaged in tackling vulture poisoning 
R1.4 Public are more aware of the value of vultures, the threats they face, and the need for their conservation. 

2021 to 2024
Thematic Focus: 
Community Livelihood Dev, HWC mitigation, Integrated Land Use Planning & Implementation, NR Protect & Mgt, Research, Tourism
1st Contact Name: 
Salisha Chandra
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2nd Contact Name: 
Liz Auton
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