Who Are we?
The Vision of Muti Muti Conservancy is the long-term conservation of the ecosystems of the Lubombo region of Eswatini, and more specifically the Muti Muti vicinity, through a process of cooperative nature conservation management. We promote the development of conservation-based opportunities which create benefits and contribute to improvement of the quality of life of all the people in the region.
- Promote the cooperative management of the ecosystem & ecosystem processes of the Eastern Lubombo region of Ewsatini.
- Re-establish species which formerly occurred in the area, and restore damaged or degraded areas.
- Promote the sustainable management of natural resources.
- Promote appropriate development & management of nature-based tourism.
- Contribute to development of employment and conservation-based community development opportunities.
- Contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of local communities.
- Promote the incorporation of Swazi heritage, folklore and customs into conservation and tourism activities.
- Promote transfrontier cooperation for conservation and development with adjacent areas in Mozambique.
- Provide better general security in the protected area and surrounds.
- Build support for conservation of local habitats through community outreach and environmental education.
- Maintain or improve habitat quality and quantity within the Conservancy to increase resiliency, redundancy, and representation for wildlife and plant species and assemblages.
- Host and support research that addresses conservation and biodiversity.
Muti Muti Conservancy
Muti Muti Conservancy is a collaboration of six private landowners with adjacent Swazi Nation Lands and Royal Trust Lands also committed to conservation. There is also a potential corridor to link Muti Muti Conservancy with Jilobi Forest.
At the latest Annual General Meeting, Board members were voted in to office:
- President: Dr. Jonathan Pons
- Vice Chairman: Mr. Trevor Carmichael
- Treasurer: Mrs. Helen Pons
- Secretary: Mr. Rod de Vleter