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A Brief History of Kafue National Park, Zambia.

H.K. Mwima
Koedoe | Vol 44, No 1 | a186 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v44i1.186 | © 2001 H.K. Mwima | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 01 July 2001 | Published: 01 July 2001

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H.K. Mwima, Zambia Wildlife Authority, Zambia

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This paper presents the first documentation of the history of Zambia's oldest and largest national park: Kafue National Park. The movement of people out of the park is systematically presented. Furthermore, access and resource use and exploitation rights granted to people who lived inside the park are summarised. The paper looks at park administration, wildlife management, tourism and briefly presents areas for future studies.


Kafue National Park, human settlement, resource use and exploitation


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