Location: RIFA Conservation Camp

General Information

Quarter degree square: 1628B2

Country: Zimbabwe

Habitat: Alluvial floodplain with some outcrops of seidmentary rocks, mopane woodland, riverine and aquatic vegetation

Altitude range: 380-650 m

Annual rainfall:

Location (short): Rifa Camp is located about 4 km upstream of the bridge between Zambia and Zimbabwe at Chirundu; adjacent to the Hurungwe Safari Area of Zimbabwe National Parks

Location (detailed):


Rifa Conservation Camp lies in the Hurungwe Safari Area on the banks of the Zambezi River. It is dedicated to conservation education and research on the Zambezi Valley ecosystems. Operated by the Zimbabwe Hunters Association and the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Management, Rifa Camp sponsors an environmental education program for children in primary and secondary schools to get hands-on experience researching aspects of biology, geology, animal behavior, ecology, botany, and wildlife conservation. Source: http://www.cse2000.org/html/rifa_camp.html

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Location details: RIFA Conservation Camp.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=67, retrieved 22 June 2024

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