A group of Elephants in Muchision Falls National Park
Image credit: Environmental Governance Institute
Project

Empowering Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Duration
2020 - 2021
Location
Uganda
Species protected
Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes
African Lion Panthera leo
African Savana Elephant Loxodonta africana

Project objectives

  • Develop and diversify the livelihoods of the local communities in the Muchison falls landscape;
  • Generate income from their newly acquired skills;
  • Promote conservation.

This project is implemented by Environment Governance Institute Uganda.

Threaths

Diseases

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching

This project is a part of the IUCN SOS African Wildlife initiative, which is funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DG Devco) through its B4Life initiative.