Kazuma Pan National Park
The Kazuma Pan National Park (KPNP) is one of the more remote and least visited of all Zimbabwe’s National Parks, being difficult of access. It is a small park of only 35000 hectares, with the Kazuma Pan, or Depression, as it’s unique central feature, and has good wildlife with a variety of species including rarities such as Roan, Oribi and Tsessebe, plus fantastic bird life, especially waterbirds during the rains
Bhejane Trust has equipped two old boreholes, Kazuma Pan and Roan Pan. with solar unit plus has drilled four new boreholes and installed to date solar units on two of these – namely Eland Pan and Kazuma Pan 2. There are plans to install more solar units on the new boreholes.
In 2016 Bhejane Trust developed a set of maps for tourists to better understand the road network in Kazuma Pan. Access to the park has been unclear for tourists and a map was also created to show tourists the best accessible routes to this remote station.equipped two
PROJECTS COMPLETED IN 2021
Drilled and equipped a new borehole at Kazuma Corner Pan, drilled and equipped a second borehole at Roan Pan, cleaned out and equipped the existing borehole at Insiza Pan. Drilled and equipped a borehole at Tsessebe Pan
Together with Parks, graded some tracks across the Depression to improve the game viewing experience. Graded all the roads in Kazuma
Provided patrol rations
further assessment to see if any further water requirements
Tourist Infrastructure Development
To site and establish 2 minimum development camp sites for the Tourist market, one in the Katsechete area and one in the Depression area. The current sites are very poorly sited and need to be moved
To assist parks with a fire management program and the controlled burning of designated blocks.
Assist parks with developing a road network to allow better accessibility for tourists to, from and within the national park.
To assist parks with requirements for patrolling, anti-poaching , and with staff welfare.
Vegetation and fire mapping program
Southern African Bird Atlas Program – the area has unique bird life
Game counts, population assessments and movements
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