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We also work to identify trends in our data to help inform on-the-ground conservation and development activities. 58 interviews were conducted in southwest Zambia in communities along the Zambezi River and bordering Sioma Ngwezi National park. Facing years of drought and shifting rainfall patterns, followed by severe flooding in 2017, the farming communities of this region have begun pursuing alternative livelihoods and starting small gardens to cope with poor yields.
Many reports indicate that the prolonged drought has directly impacted local wildlife by decreasing food and water availability. Increased competition between humans and wildlife for these scarce resources has also resulted in frequent instances of human-wildlife conflict.
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