Kwandu Conservancy

Named after the Kwando River on the western boundary of the conservancy

Quick facts

Registered:
December 1999
Region:
Zambezi
Area:
190 km2
Approximate population:
3,958
Geographical features:

Average annual rainfall of about 600 mm. Grassland and swamp vegetation dominate the floodplain, while much of the woodland on higher ground to the east has been cleared or damaged by frequent fires.

Particular features:

Kwando River and its floodplains.

Major wildlife resources:

Lion, leopard, elephant, roan, reedbuck, kudu, duiker, lechwe, crocodile, bushbuck, tsessebe, warthog, bush pig, hippo, sitatunga, interesting bird life, tiger fish, catfish, various tilapia fish species.

Enterprises:

Bum Hill Campsite (community campsite); living museum (Mafwe); crafts; trophy hunting; thatching grass harvesting.

Management:

Management Committee of nine men and three women; Executive Committee of fourmembers and six trustees; staff of a Manager, a Secretary, a Treasurer, three Community Game Guards, two Community Resource Monitors and a Field Officer; joint monitoring unit with Mashi, Sobbe and Mayuni Conservancies; wildlife monitoring using annual count on foot and Event Book monitoring system; Kwandu is part of the Mudumu North Complex collaborative management forum.

Contacts:
Kwandu Conservancy, P.O. Box 8075, Ngweze; Tel: 066-252518 or 252666

Chairperson: Albious Walubita 081 645 6933
Manager: Mr Patrick Chali 0813129169
Secretary: Beauty Kumpoma

More info

Adaptive management
PDF icon Kwandu Climate and vegetation 2022 (2022)
PDF icon Kwandu Annual audit 2021 (2021), PDF icon Kwandu Climate and vegetation 2021 (2021)
PDF icon Kwandu Annual audit 2020 (2020)
PDF icon Kwandu Annual audit 2019 (2019)
PDF icon Kwandu Annual audit 2018 (2018)
PDF icon Kwandu Annual audit 2017 (2017)
PDF icon 2016 Kwandu Audit Report.pdf (2016)
PDF icon 2015 Kwandu Audit Report.pdf (2015)
PDF icon 2014 Kwandu Audit Report.pdf (2014)
Game Count Poster
PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - East 2022 (2022 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi and one for Kwando River boat counts), PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - Bwabwata 2022 (2022 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi and one for Kwando River boat counts), PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - River 2022 (2022 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi and one for Kwando River boat counts)
PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - East 2021 (2021 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi), PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - Bwabwata 2021 (2021 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi)
PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - East 2020 (2020 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi), PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - Bwabwata 2020 (2020 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi)
PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - East 2019 (2019 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi), PDF icon Zambezi Game Count - Bwabwata 2019 (2019 - One poster for Bwabwata, one for East Zambezi)
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 2017 (2017 - Overview statistics for 2017 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. )
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. )
Conservancy Profile Map
(2017)
Conservancy Profile Poster
PDF icon Kwandu Fact Sheet (2009)
Logo
(2009)
Gazette
PDF icon Gazette Kwandu.pdf (1999)