Salambala Conservancy

Named after the lovers Sala and Bala whose illicit relationship resulted in them being banished to the forest

Quick facts

Registered:
June 1998
Region:
Zambezi
Area:
930 km2
Approximate population:
8,553
Geographical features:

Average annual rainfall of 600 mm. Mopane woodland dominates the northern area, while floodplain grasslands cover the southern section.

Particular features:

High diversity of bird species, including many that are rare elsewhere in Namibia; strategic location opposite Botswana's Chobe National Park.

Major wildlife resources:

Lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, waterbuck, tsessebe, kudu, duiker, reedbuck, common impala, blue wildebeest, lechwe, hippo, crocodile, plains zebra, warthog, steenbok, interesting bird life, various fish species.

Enterprises:

Salambala Campsite (community campsite); Ngoma Craft Centre; trophy hunting.

Management:

Management Committee of 14 women and 26 men. Executive Committee of nine members; staff of nine Community Game Guards, two Community Resource Monitors, three Campsite Workers and an Environmental Awareness Officer; wildlife monitoring using annual count on foot and Event Book monitoring system.

MET office:
Contacts:
Salambala Conservancy, P.O. Box 1797, Ngweze; Tel: 066-252875/ 67

Chairperson: Mr Botha Sibungo 0812918252
Manager: Mr Bornface Saisai 0816251557, salambalaconservancy@gmail.com
Secretary: Ms Matilda Maswahu 0812941843

More info

Game Count Poster
PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - East 2017 (2017 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi), PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - Bwabwata 2017 (2017 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi)
PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - East 2016 (2016 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi), PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - Bwabwata 2016 (2016 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi)
PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - Bwabwata 2015 (2015 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi), PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - East Zambezi 2015 (2015 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi)
PDF icon Zambezi game count poster 2014 (2014)
Conservancy Profile Data
File Conservancies Annual audit overview statistics 1999-2016 (2016 - Overview statistics for 1999 to 2016 giving information per conservancy on problem animals, poaching, predator sightings, introductions, performance scores, mortalities, rainfall, vegetation, fishing activity and catches etc as presented in the NR audit report posters. )
Game Count Data
File Zambezi Game Count data 2016 (2016)
NR and Governance Posters
PDF icon 2016 Salambala Audit Report.pdf (2016)
PDF icon 2015 Salambala Audit Report.pdf (2015)
PDF icon 2014 Salambala Audit Report.pdf (2014)
Conservancy Profile Map
(2016)
Conservancy Profile Poster
PDF icon Salambala Fact Sheet (2009)
Logo
(2009)
Gazette
PDF icon Gazette Salambala.pdf (1998)