Updates by Action for Nature

Written By: Action for Nature February 20, 2024

Empowering Communities: Action for Nature's Commitment to Sustainable Development

At Action for Nature Zambia, our mission is not just a statement; it's a call to action, a commitment to making a meaningful impact on the world around us. Established in 2017, we are a non-profit organization driven by a passion for conservation, development, and the belief that positive change begins at the grassroots level.

A Vision for Co-Existence

Our journey is guided by a vision – a society subsisting in a safe, stable, and productive environment. We recognize the intricate connections between the global system, the social system, and the human system. To achieve true harmony, we delve deep into understanding these linkages and work towards solutions that promote the well-being of both humanity and the environment.

Holistic Approaches to Conservation and Development

In our pursuit of a sustainable future, Action for Nature Zambia is engaged in a diverse range of initiatives, each contributing to the overall well-being of communities and ecosystems. Our work spans across three key pillars:


  • Wildlife and Habitat Conservation: We strive to preserve the rich biodiversity of Zambia, protecting not just individual species but their entire ecosystems.
  • Climate Restoration: Our initiatives focus on mitigating the impacts of climate change through reforestation, sustainable energy promotion, and advocacy for climate-conscious practices.
  • Tourism Development: We promote responsible and sustainable tourism that not only benefits local economies but also fosters environmental awareness.


  • Livelihood and Entrepreneurship: Through our programs, we empower communities by creating sustainable livelihoods and supporting entrepreneurial ventures.
  • Governance Support: We advocate for good governance practices, assisting communities in establishing transparent and accountable systems that promote environmental sustainability.
  • Smart Agriculture: Our smart agriculture initiatives promote environmentally friendly and technologically advanced farming practices, enhancing food security and responsible land use.

People & Culture:

  • Ubuntu Cultural Diversity Conservation: Celebrating diversity is at the core of our initiatives. We work towards preserving cultural heritage through the Ubuntu philosophy, fostering understanding, respect, and the preservation of unique traditions.

Our Founder's Vision and Leadership

Chilekwa Kangwa, our visionary founder, is not just a leader but a catalyst for change. Born to humble beginnings, he embodies the spirit of perseverance and self-confidence. His philosophy is rooted in the belief that true generosity lies in fighting the root causes of societal issues, rather than perpetuating false charity.

Chilekwa's long-term vision extends beyond personal recognition to creating a lasting legacy. He inspires the team with the understanding that there is no honor in living forever, but true honor lies in creating something that will endure.

Join Our Movement

Action for Nature Zambia is not just an organization; it's a movement towards positive and sustainable change. As you explore our website, delve into the stories of impact, the ongoing projects, and the collective spirit that propels us forward.

Together, let's lead the way in environmental stewardship, community empowerment, and the celebration of cultural diversity. Welcome to Action for Nature Zambia – where vision becomes reality.