• Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) and Post PES projects in Uganda

    Chimpanzee Trust is proud to have implemented the pilot “Developing an Experimental Methodology for Testing the Effectiveness of Payments for Ecosystem Services to Enhance Conservation in Productive Landscapes in Uganda” and post “Harnessing Livelihood Benefits from a Payment for Environmental Services scheme” projects. This was through partnership with the Uganda

  • Research Conservation


    CSWCT has established a chimp monitoring system that is implemented by trained personnel from the local communities. This is being done in 5 sub-counties in Hoima and Masindi districts. The purpose is to understand chimp distribution and chimp movement in private forests and relate it with any proposed plan for

  • Conservation Conservation

    Field Programme

    Executive Director Lilly Ajarova participating in tree Nursery Planting in Munteme Kyabigambire, Hoima District.

  • Education Education


    CSWCT organizes teachers’ workshops in Hoima district to train teachers on practical ways of incorporating environmental education into the curriculum. Workshops mainly focus on schools near chimpanzee habitats but are motivated to reach even those that are far off. We achieve this through formation of environmental conservation groups such as

  • forest_conservation1 Forests

    Forest Conservation

    CSWCT has established tree nurseries for demonstration as well as sources of seedlings for tree planting in Munteme, Kyabigambire and Kitoba sub counties- Hoima. These have a capacity to produce over 100,000 seedlings per year. We focus on production of indigenous and fruit tree seedlings.

  • pig Education

    Community Development

    These are important as alternative sources of income for forest owners and women. They include; beekeeping, handcraft making, poultry and piggery, as well as establishment, training and exposure of frontline forest communities in vegetable growing and tree nursery establishment and management. So far 2,600 local people have directly benefited from