Thursday, January 28, 2021

Forests and Energy

By Jackson Bambo.  The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises...

Coffee Farming as a Gorilla Conservation Tool in Uganda

By Charlotte Beauvoisin   Hidden in the dense rainforests that stretch across Uganda’s southwestern border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo dwells a...

Conserving Rhinos: Transforming Lives

By Felix Paton photo: The dental clinic Conserving rhinos creates employment and tourism opportunities which become a vehicle for transforming lives and livelihoods. In the...

From a prospective pastoralist to a convinced conservationist

Patrick Agaba is Project Manager for the Ugandan Conservation Foundation. A Ugandan hailing from the Ntungamo District in the south west of the country...

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