WWF Zambia and partners launch drones project

Aerial view of an animal conservation area captured using dronesAerial view of an animal conservation area captured using drones
Aerial view of an animal conservation area captured using drones

The World-Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Zambia has announced that it is launching a pilot project focusing on the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) also known as drones for environmental monitoring in ZamThe project is aimed at enabling the Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) attain aerial superiority for increased efficiency in detecting and responding to poaching and other threats in the country’s protected areas.

WWF Zambia Head of Communications and Marketing Eneya Phiri said in a statement that the project was conceived following Government’s produced guidelines on the use of UAVs in June 2016.

“The publication of these guidelines provided an opportunity for the

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