Where We Work:

Southeast Lowveld

Zimbabwe’s Southeast Lowveld region, located within the Savé and Limpopo Valleys, is a critical landscape for black and white rhinos, wild dogs, lions, and elephants. For these populations to thrive, they must overcome threats including poaching, human-wildlife conflict, and unsustainable mining.

We have worked here since 2001. Our current objectives are part of an ambitious strategy designed to build community resilience and safeguard biodiversity. They include:

  • Maintenance of ecosystem integrity, with viable populations of AWF’s focal and other species
  • Cross-border collaboration in service of conservation objectives
  • Progress toward a vibrant wildlife economy
  • Human-wildlife conflict mitigation
  • Improved community access to natural resources for sustainable use
  • Support for community livelihood projects
Southeast Lowveld Gonarezhou Maose-Xini Save Conservancy
National Park
Other State Protected Area

We work with the people of Zimbabwe for wildlife. Our strategic, implementing and funding partners include:

Communities in the Southeast Lowveld landscape

Wildlife We Are Protecting

Olivia Mufute


Olivia Mufute

‪Country Director