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  • Secretariat of Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

    0ne of the main functions of the Secretariat is to administer the Protocol and to act as day-today contact point for the Protocol for Parties, international organizations and others. The Secretariat also prepares documentation for meetings of the governing and subsidiary bodies of the Protocol, and is in charge of organizing and servicing the meetings. It is also likely to play an important role in the functioning of the Biosafety Clearing-House (Article 20). Once the Protocol is in force, the COP/MOP may assign additional specific functions and tasks to the Secretariat.
  • Convention on Biological Diversity Clearing House Mechanism
  • Article 34. Ratification, Acceptance and Approval
  • Parties Information This page provides summary information on Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity/ Cartagena Protocol.
  • Convention Text The Convention is guided by fourty-two (42) articles which  direct different action plan in  implementing  the Convention.
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species - CITES

    CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between Governments which aims to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
  • ZamStats ZamStats website provides a comprehensive database of Zambian Statistics.
  • Biosafety Clearinghouse Mechanism Website for Zambia The site for news and information relating to biotechnology and biosafety in Zambia and those that are likely to affect it and its people. Also included are policies, legislation, technical guidelines, programme and project documents, announcements and so on.
  • WWF The site provides information on the activities of the WWF
  • The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

    The Ramsar Convention is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands, i.e. to stem the progressive encroachment on and loss of wetlands now and in the future, recognizing the fundamental ecological functions of wetlands and their economic, cultural, scientific, and recreational value.
  • Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) he Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been in existence since 1980, when it was formed as a loose alliance of nine majority-ruled States in Southern Africa known as the Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC), with the main aim of coordinating development projects in order to lessen economic dependence on the then apartheid South Africa. The founding Member States are: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • The United Nations Convention to Combat Disertification - UNCCD

    The international community has long recognized that desertification is a major economic, social and environmental problem of concern to many countries in all regions of the world. The convention aims address the problems causing the rapid desertification around the globe.
  • The United Nations Development Programme - UNDP UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.
    The UNDP is currently on the ground in 166 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.

    World leaders have pledged to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, including the overarching goal of cutting poverty in half by 2015. UNDP's network links and coordinates, global and national efforts to reach these Goals. UNDP focus is helping countries build and share solutions to the challenges of:

    • Democratic Governance
    • Poverty Reduction
    • Crisis Prevention and Recovery
    • Energy and Environment
    • HIV/AIDS
  • The World Bank

    The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.The World bank made up of two unique development institutions owned by 184 member countriesthe International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA).
  • Link to Kafue NP

    Kafue is Zambia’s oldest park and by far the largest. It was proclaimed in 1950 and is spread over 22 400 square kilometres - the second largest national park in the world and about the size of Wales.

    Despite the Park’s proximity to both Lusaka and the Copperbelt, it has remained underdeveloped until the most recent years. Despite the depravations of poaching and lack of management, the Park is still a raw and diverse slice of African wilderness with excellent game viewing, birdwatching and fishing opportunities.
  • Game reserves in Zambia

    Here you'll find a listing of all the Zambian National Parks with brief details of the location, facilities, and all the details you need on what to see, where to stay, how to get there, when to go.

    This page helps you to explore the untamed ecosystems that Zambia has to offer.
  • Link to South Luangwa NP The Luangwa River rolls out of Tanzania, drifting slowly through Zambia on its way toward the Zambezi. As it winds southwest, it meanders through open woodlands, its waters curving into oxbow lakes and silty lagoons. Off to the west, the Mchinga Escarpment rises to form a natural wall. Between the river and the rift lies one of the last hidden jewels of Africa: Zambia's South Luangwa National Park.
  • Mosi oa Tunya National Park This is the country's smallest National Park covering an area of just 25 square miles, located approximately 280 miles south of Lusaka. The name "Mosi-ao-Tunya", given by the local people means "the smoke that thunders."  is divided into two sections, with the great natural wonder of the world, Victoria Falls, on one side, and the other section consisting of a game park lying further west along the riverbank.
  • Mosi oa Tunya National Park
  • website of the Zambia Tourism Board
  • Kafue National Park - KNP

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