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PRESS RELEASE FOR THE GREATER VIRUNGA TRANSBOUNDARY COLLABORATION REGIONAL FORUM   Theme: Transboundary Collaboration for effective conservation     1 The Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration The roots of the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration lie in…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 12:33

UWA hailed for new birding trails in MFNP

A principal Wildlife Officer from the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage, Mr. Akankwasa Barirega has applauded the management of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) for opening up new trails to promote birding in Murchison Falls…
Sunday, 02 October 2011 06:46


Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) exhibited a variety of products that included promotional and information materials which attracted hundreds of Northern Uganda folks during the week long activities to mark the world Tourism Day in Gulu…
Monday, 05 September 2011 07:36


A presentation detailing Tourism attractions, new products and investment opportunities in Uganda’s protected areas was one of the few that made it to the tight programme of the just ended 23rd Uganda North America Association…
Saturday, 17 September 2011 14:54

UWA offers Media entrance to the National Parks

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has rewarded journalists who have excelled in covering conservation and tourism issues with free entrance to the national parks between September and December 2011. The offer was announced by the UWA…
Friday, 16 September 2011 15:15

UWA honours trip offer to quiz winner

Alex Lumu, aged 24, on Thursday reaped from his vast knowledge for wildlife conservation and culture when Uganda Wildlife honoured his offer of a fully paid trip to Lake Mburo National Park in south western…
Monday, 12 September 2011 11:49

National Farmers body honors UWA

The Uganda National Farmers Federation has honored Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) for its participation and contribution to the agricultural and trade sector in the country, with a certificate of recognition (See below).
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 08:38


Friday 30th September 2011 will be the BIG BIRDING DAY 2011! It is a day when bird watching enthusiasts come together to celebrate Uganda’s famous bird species whose population is said to be one of…
Friday, 09 September 2011 08:16

Gorilla census for Bwindi kicks off

The long awaited census has finally kicked off. Bwindi impenetrable is known to have more than half of the world’s mountain gorillas. The Teams comprising of rangers and wardens from the three countries from Uganda,…
Uganda Wildlife Authority has learnt with dismay the merciless killing of an adult lioness by a section of Kazinga village residents neighboring Queen Elizabeth National Park in south western Uganda on Thursday. While we sympathize…


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