Uganda’s five-year USAid biodiversity programme to be adopted by wildlife authorities
Tuesday January 2 2018
An apiarist taking stock. Bee-keeping is one of the activities introduced by the USAid Uganda Biodiversity Programme. FILE PHOTO | NATION
The just concluded $11.6 million five-year USAid Uganda Biodiversity Programme aimed to achieve sustainable conservation, reduce biodiversity threats and local economic growth in Lake Mburo, Murchison Falls, Kidepo Valley National Parks, Budongo and Kalinzu Central Forest Reserves.
The activities implemented were categorised according to four models: Ecological Monitoring Capacity Development, Public and Private Sector Involvement in Conservation, Conservation Enterprise, and Management of Wildlife Outside Protected Areas.