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Uganda’s tourism industry relies heavily on wildlife and natural resources that face enormous threats, including illegal wildlife trade (IWT) — a multi-billion-dollar criminal industry and a transnational threat— that is undermining Uganda’s tourism revenue earning and national security.

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Key Interventions

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Interagency Coordination and Collaboration

CWC Consortium The USAID/CWC Activity is implemented in a consortium comprised of the: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) as the lead implementor, African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), AWF, and the Royal United Service Institute (RUSI). RUSI.

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Community Engagement

At WCS, we believe that working with the people that live close and interface with wildlife daily is key in fighting against wildlife crime.

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Systems Development, Capacity Building and Support

The CWC Activity is supporting the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Uganda Wildlife Authority and other government agencies to design, test, and implement software application and systems.

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Research, Resources, Partners & Publications

At WCS, we believe that in the digital world, you cannot afford to get stuck or attempt to reinvent conservation approaches. The compilation of CWC tools and resources will help you to enrich your knowledge..

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In the News

Uganda Launches an Electronic Permitting System to Regulate Wildlife Trade

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

Sniffer Dogs Detect Wildlife Contraband in Uganda

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

USAID/Uganda CWC Activity Hosts US Ambassador at Field Sites in Murchison Falls Conservation Area

The United States Ambassador to Uganda, Her Excellency Natalie Brown and her delegation visited the USAID/Uganda

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