Funded by World Bank, the project objective is to enhance forest and wildlife conservation for the benefit of local communities and sustenance of their livelihoods and the country’s economy. The 6-year project shall be implemented primarily in 37 districts surrounding 7 National Parks, 4 Wildlife Reserves and 28 Central Forest Reserves including the 16 Refugee host districts. The remaining District Local Governments shall benefit from tree planting project component. The Wildlife Areas are; Mghinga Gorilla National Park, Bwind Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Semuliki National Park, Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Kibale National Park, Katonga Wildlife Reserve, Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve, Murchson Falls National Park and Ajai Wildlife Reserve. The project was approved by Parliament of Uganda on 28th April 2021.

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