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Creating Community Conservation Areas and Sustainable Livelihood Options at Nkwichi Lodge, Lake Malawi, Mozambique

Anna Spenceley, STAND Ltd

Summary

Nkwichi is a 14-bed lodge located on the shores of Lake Malawi. The lodge has collaborated with 16 communities to establish the 120,000 hectare Manda Wilderness Community Conservation Area of Mozambique. The lodge supports 40 permanent local employees, and represents the only formal employment available in the area. Nkwichi has facilitated a halt to hunting in the reserve, sustainable agriculture initiatives and the application of solar power for electricity.

Information

Snyman, S. and Spenceley, A. (2019) Private Sector Tourism in Conservation Areas in Africa, CABI,

10.1079/tourism.2022.0015

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