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Norway Grant Agreement for Nyika TFCA signed

17 May 2012

Following on an earlier report regarding the funding secured for the Nyika TFCA involving Malawi and Zambia, the Norway Grant Agreement was signed on 16 May 2012.
The grant, valued at $4.2 million over a period of 3-4 years, will support activities across all the three project components: Institutional and Planning Framework, Sustainable Financing and Protected Area Management.

Notable among activities to be supported is the construction of research centre of excellence facility to be utilised by both Malawi and Zambia, funding of the law enforcement position, construction and rehabilitation of infrastructure including airstrips and general operational support.

2 November 2017Update: Translocated Nyika elephants settle in

In August 2017, 34 elephants were translocated from Liwonde National Park to Nyika National Park, Malawi. The elephants are all healthy and settling in to their new habitat on the Nyika Plateau. This

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8 August 2017New life for Elephants in Nyika National Park

Malawi’s Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining through the Department of National Parks and Wildlife, supported by South African-based NGO, Peace Parks Foundation, this month translocated

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5 July 2017Park receives first vehicle in almost 20 years!

Late in June, Peace Parks Foundation had the pleasure of delivering a Toyota Land Cruiser to Zambia's Department of National Parks and Wildlife for use in Zambia's Lukusuzi National Park, part of the

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7 July 2015Treaty establishing the Malawi-Zambia Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) signed

Marking another major step in southern Africa’s transfrontier conservation development, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Malawi, Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika, and His Excellency the Pr

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12 November 2014President Peter Mutharika of Malawi becomes an honorary patron

President Peter Mutharika of Malawi has honoured Peace Parks Foundation by agreeing to become an honorary patron of the foundation. Peace Parks Foundation has been working closely with the Malawi Dep

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11 November 2014Cross-border collaboration in the Malawi-Zambia TFCA

A Malawi-Zambia TFCA conservation week event, entitled 'Collaborating towards conservation and sustainable livelihoods', was held in Malawi from 28 October to 1 November 2014.

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4 August 2014Further funding for the Malawi-Zambia TFCA

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26 April 2012Sustainable management of the Nyika TFCA

Earlier this year the World Bank announced that all conditions had been met for it to release a Global Environmental Facility Trust Fund Grant to the value of $4.82 million to develop the Nyika TFCA

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3 December 2008Working with WCS and COMACO

The Kasungu-Lukusuzi TFCA, which is part of the Malawi/Zambia TFCA comprises two proclaimed national parks: the Lukusuzi National Park in Zambia and the Kasungu National Park in Malawi. Separating the

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