BirdWatch Zambia (BWZ) formerly Zambian Ornithological Society (ZOS), is a membership-based environmental NGO established in 1969. BWZ is a member of a global environmental and conservation partnership through its membership of BirdLife International. Currently, BWZ is the only BirdLife International Partner in Zambia. The objective of BWZ is to promote the study, conservation, and general interest in birds and their habitats in Zambia. The organisation produces a monthly members’ newsletter and conducts monthly bird-walks where members learn about birds and birding in Zambia.
“A healthy habitat is a conducive environment that provides a lifeline for humans and a place where birds thrive.”
BirdLife Africa is developing relationships with various universities to share knowledge and expose African students to the real world of conservation and policy. Read more on the experiences of 3 PhD students who participated in the last UNEA session held in Kenya, from 28th February – 2nd March 2022.
From 2017-2020, BirdLife International carried out a project to help build the resilience of people, biodiversity and land against climate change in the two countries. While the project may have drawn to a close, its legacy is long‑lasting…