human population growth has resulted in over use and conversion
of large proportion of the landscape into agricultural areas leading
to the reduction of wildlife habitats and closure of migratory corridors.
of conservation education and awareness among the local communities
in the ecosystem. Lack of comprehensive approaches in community development
programmes and schooling system.
due to poor agriculture and mining practices and unsustainable irrigation
of large livestock herds and overgrazing, wild fires and deforestation
which are also causing water pollution and siltation of Lakes Katavi,
Chada and Rukwa.
of equitable use of water resources in the catchment areas and along
the major river causeways by blocking and damming the rivers resulting
in mass die-off of wildlife and livestock downstream.
stays for unusually long periods without flowing water due to illegal
blocking of rivers and irrigation.
of wild animals and unsustainable illegal harvesting of plants leading
to local extinction of animal and plant species.
levels of poverty, illiteracy and other social malaise leading to
poor ability to economic emancipation.