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UWA receives Scene-of-Crime kits from the USAID/Uganda Combating Wildlife Crime Activity

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UWA receives Scene-of-Crime kits from the USAID/Uganda Combating Wildlife Crime Activity
(June 17, 2022)   -   African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), a sub-recipient of the USAID/Uganda Combating Wildlife Crime Activity implemented by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), handed over scene-of-crime kits to Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA).

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Launch of COMBO+ and National Guidelines for Biodiversity and Social Offsets in Uganda

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Launch of COMBO+ and National Guidelines for Biodiversity and Social Offsets in Uganda
(June 14, 2022)   -   On June 14, 2022, the Conservation, Mitigation, and Biodiversity Offsets (COMBO+) Project, a four-year project implemented by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in partnership with Biotope and the government of Uganda institutions, was launched in Uganda […]

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Uganda Finds Middle Ground for Economic Development and Biodiversity Conservation

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Uganda Finds Middle Ground for Economic Development and Biodiversity Conservation
(June 14, 2022)   -   On June 14, 2022, the Conservation, Mitigation, and Biodiversity Offsets (COMBO+) Project, a four-year project (2021—2024) implemented by the Wildlife Conservation Society in partnership with Biotope and the Government of Uganda institutions […]

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Unique Tree-Climbing Lions Roar Again in Uganda

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Unique Tree-Climbing Lions Roar Again in Uganda
(January 04, 2022)   -   Despite stable population numbers in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda's lions face numerous threats, including habitat loss, snaring, human-wildlife conflict, illegal wildlife trade and the trafficking of lion body parts[...] Read the Full story

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De-snaring Saves Wildlife in Uganda

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De-snaring Saves Wildlife in Uganda
(November 23, 2021)   -   Isaac Kiirya, the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT)/Combatting Wildlife Trafficking (CWT) Manager at WCS joined the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) law enforcement team for a 10-day de-snaring mission in Murchison [...]

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Uganda Launches an Electronic Permitting System to Regulate Wildlife Trade

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Uganda Launches an Electronic Permitting System to Regulate Wildlife Trade
(August 04, 2021)   -   The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities launched an online Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Electronic permit system to regulate the trade in wildlife and wildlife products, making Uganda the eighth […]

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USAID/Uganda CWC Activity Supports Coordination Against Wildlife Crime in Uganda

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USAID/Uganda CWC Activity Supports Coordination Against Wildlife Crime in Uganda
(May 05, 2021)   -   On May 5, 2020, the USAID/Uganda Combating Wildlife Crime Activity donated office equipment worth US$4,240 to the National Wildlife Crime Coordination Task Force (NWCCTF) to facilitate timely communication, […]

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Sniffer Dogs Detect Wildlife Contraband in Uganda

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Sniffer Dogs Detect Wildlife Contraband in Uganda
(April 29, 2021)   -   Detective Sergeant Kabarangira Mann is a commander of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Canine Unit, where he has been working since 2016. In late March 2021, Sergeant Mann participated in an operation supported by African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) [...]

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USAID/Uganda Combating Wildlife Crime Activity Hosts US Ambassador at Field Sites in Murchison Falls Conservation Area

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USAID/Uganda Combating Wildlife Crime Activity Hosts US Ambassador at Field Sites in Murchison Falls Conservation Area
(April 22, 2021)   -   UGANDA, April 22, 2021 On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, the United States Ambassador to Uganda, Her Excellency Natalie Brown and her delegation visited the USAID/Uganda Combating Wildlife Crime […]

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Success Story: Using Beekeeping to Address Human-Wildlife Conflict and Improve Community Livelihoods around Karuma Wildlife Reserve

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Success Story: Using Beekeeping to Address Human-Wildlife Conflict and Improve Community Livelihoods around Karuma Wildlife Reserve
(March 26, 2021)   -   As human populations grow, communities move into habitats, clearing land previously home to wildlife to make room for human settlement and agriculture […]

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