UWA GETS FIELD EQUIPMENT FROM UGANDA/USAID T4B PROGRAM

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UWA receives field equipment from AWF
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) through support from USAID/Uganda Tourism for Biodiversity Program (T4B) has donated assorted field equipment worth 25,000 dollars to Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA).
The equipment which was handed over to UWA management led by the Executive Director Dr. Andrew Seguya at UWA head office on April 26, 2013, included two Coolpix Nikon cameras, 20 GPSs, two field desk top computers, one laptop and ten rangefinders.
The equipment which was handed over to UWA by T4B chief of Party, Mr. Kaddu Sebunya, will greatly help in the data collection from the field including wildlife locations.
Mr. Sam Mwandha a senior conservation and planning officer with AWF, said the cameras are unique with inbuilt GPS coordinates and water proof. He was optimistic the equipment will help the UWA ecological Monitoring ad Research unit in wildlife mapping.
Dr. Andrew Seguya applauded T4B for the kind donation saying it marked the beginning of the partnership and project implementation. He said the equipment will be central in controlling Wildlife illegal activities.
The Uganda/USAID Tourism for Biodiversity will for the next four years promote tourism development and marketing in Murchison Falls, Lake Mburo and Kidepo Valley National park besides Budongo central forest reserve ad Karinju.
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