World Wide Fund for Nature and National Heritage Conservation Commission have  resolved that there is need  to declare the barotse Flood plain as a World Heritage site in an effort to consolidate the conservation of the upper Zambezi and Preserve Cultural heritage in the African continent.

World Wide  Fund for Nature country director Nachilala Nkonde is of the view that the dearation of the Cultural landscape will facilitate for international recognition and attention to the cultural values of site and the local people, opportunities for future fundraising towards sustained development of the landscape among other things.

Speaking during a donation of a vehicle to the National Heritage Conservation Commission Ms Nkonde further noted that the vehicle donated aims at strengthening the capacity of the National Heritage Commission in executing it’s mandate for the mutual benefit of the People, Culture and Nature respectively.