Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve in Malawi

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WDPA ID

4648

Reported Area

980.67 km²

Data Provider

Department of National Parks and Wildlife

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

METT 2010

RAPPAM 2006

Attributes

Original Name Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve

English Designation Wildlife Reserve

IUCN Management Category IV

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1977

Sublocation MW-N

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority Group (Department of National Parks and Wildlife)

Management Plan Available

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

3 Protected Areas

  • Zambia
  • Malawi

Display options

Lundazi Forest Reserve

Musalangu Game Management Area

Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve Wildlife Reserve

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

Lundazi

in Zambia

Lundazi

English Designation

Forest Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

26944

Year of Designation

Reported Area

3748.0 km2

Musalangu

in Zambia

Musalangu

English Designation

Game Management Area

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

4102

Year of Designation

Reported Area

17350.0 km2