ZWT principle aim is to work with the DPNW and other conservation organizations to promote the protection of the Western GMA and enhance community benefits from conservation. The organization aims to promote sustainable conservation practises in line with partnership with tourism institutions that exist in the area.
The organization is overseen by a board of directors and governed by the articles of association.
The ZWT is headed up by Jealous "Chops" Nyandowo, who even at the age of 34 is a veteran of conservation in the Lower Zambezi. Chops sits on the board of Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ) and is based in the Lower Zambezi on Zambezia Farm.
Chops leads a scout team of 7 men who are employed through the CRB.
ZWT is based out of Zambezia Farm but has a registered office in the Lusaka, Zambia