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Financial compliance to combat illegal wildlife crime in Uganda

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Financial compliance to combat illegal wildlife crime in Uganda
(September 21, 2023)   -   With the support of USAID/Uganda Combating Wildlife Crime (CWC) Activity implemented by Wildlife Conservation Society and the Royal United Service Institute (RUSI) in collaboration with the Uganda Bankers Association (UBA).

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Karuma Wildlife Reserve Staff Trained in Managing The Upgraded Online Offender’s Database.

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Karuma Wildlife Reserve Staff Trained in Managing The Upgraded Online Offender’s Database.
(August 16, 2023)   -   Wildlife Conservation Society staff provided technical training and support to selected staff and field rangers of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). The beneficiaries were drawn from; intelligence, law enforcement and community conservation departments

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WCS donates SMART equipment to Uganda Wildlife Authority to foster wildlife conservation

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WCS donates SMART equipment to Uganda Wildlife Authority to foster wildlife conservation
(June 20, 2023)   -   Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is supporting the roll out of Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) in all the protected areas managed by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA).

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Evaluating Efforts to Fight Wildlife Crime In Uganda: Learning And Adapting Effective Strategies

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Evaluating Efforts to Fight Wildlife Crime In Uganda: Learning And Adapting Effective Strategies
(October 06, 2022)   -   Wildlife Conservation Society held the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Uganda Combating Wildlife Crime (CWC) Activity Annual Pause and Reflect Meeting at the Protea Hotel. on September 29 and 30, 2022. The meeting's objectives were to review accomplishments and progress, highlight challenges

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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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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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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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