Department of National Parks & Wildlife of the Government of Zambia. Protecting and conserving Zambia's wildlife estates and improving the quality of life among communities & maintenance of sustainable biodiversity.
The Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE), or Litunga, is the monarchy of the Lozi ethnic group of western Zambia, inhabiting a region known as Barotseland. The title Litunga͛ means of the earth͛ or owner of the earth,͛ signifying that the BRE is caretaker of all the lands of the Lozi kingdom. The BRE is recognized by the Government of Zambia as an official administrative entity in Barotseland, and the two have cooperated to improve the enforcement of new, sustainable fishing regulations and reverse the serious decline in the economic health of Barotse fisheries.
The mission of WWF (the World Wide Fund for Nature) is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. In 2007, WWF-The Netherlands entered into a 10 year partnership with African Parks to develop the African Parks management model across Africa. For the period July 2014 to June 2017 WWF-The Netherlands has committed €1.5 million to Liuwa Plain National Park, Bangweulu Wetlands and Odzala-Kokoua National Park.