This grant will fortify protection of the North Luangwa ecosystem for the protection of Zambia’s only black rhino population. Funds will support specialized training courses on site for senior and junior rangers from the national wildlife authority and from local communities, refurbishment and running costs of an airplane for surveillance and security patrols, annual veterinary operations to deploy security tracking equipment on individual rhinos, and operating costs for rhino monitoring and for anti-poaching ground patrols.