Two rangers holding a snare in Uganda
Image credit: Uganda Conservation Foundation
Project

Preventing Lion Poaching in Uganda

Duration
2021 - 2022
Location
Uganda
Species protected
African Lion Panthera leo
Leopard Panthera pardus
Rüppell’s Vulture Gyps rueppelli

Project objectives

This project aims to provide the emergency response needed to mitigate rapidly emerging threats to lions and other wildlife in Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls Protected Areas, two poaching hotspots.

This project is implemented by Uganda Conservation Foundation.

Threaths

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.