• Chimpanzee Trust at the NGO Summit this World Primate week

    This September is designated to celebrate primates in the world. Chimpanzee Trust’s Executive Director- Dr Joshua Rukundo will be part of the guest speakers at the NGO Summit this World Primate Week. This week Chimpanzee Trust that manages Ngamba Island home to now 52 chimpanzees will be part of the protecting wildlife NGO summit. The […]

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  • human wildlife conflict awareness

    Community-based solutions to Human-Wildlife Conflict

    Chimpanzee Trust formed Village Saving and Loans Associations in 32 villages in Kikuube district to curb Human Wildlife conflict. In the past month, the Chimpanzee Trust Field team conducted routine monitoring of the village saving groups and parish Associations formed under the Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) resilience fund. The monitoring activity verified the resilience fund governance […]

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  • Ngamba chimpanzee health check

    Ngamba Island Chimpanzee health check 2021

    This year Ngamba chimpanzee health check 2021 commenced on 9th July and lasted for 10 days. The primate health policy at Ngamba Island indicates that the Trust shall provide the best possible health care to all chimpanzees in our care. This includes the development of a primate health program and activities, which include annual health […]

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  • COVID-19 and chimpanzee conservation in Uganda

    During the COVID-19 Pandemic, chimpanzee conservation has been disrupted as well as the way of conducting businesses. We recieved a COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant which has enabled us to creat awareness for chimpanzee conservation. Our focus has been in the districts around the chimpanzee conservation corridor especially in Hoima and Kikube districts of Uganda. There […]

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  • Logical thinking of chimpanzees at Ngamba island

    Behaviour Research – Logical Thinking In Chimpanzees

    The sanctuary has been conducting behavioural research and logical thinking in chimpanzees at Ngamba Island , for more than 20 years! This month we partnered with two visiting researchers from the University of California, Berkeley. Prof. Jan Engelmann and Dr. Hanna Schleihauf and are comparative psychologists working to study chimpanzee behaviour and cognition. During their […]

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  • Effects of COVID-19 on bio-diversity in Kikuube

    The effects of covid 19 on biodiversity in Kikube- Uganda has been managed through our grant of Darwin Rapid response grant. Through this grant, we realised that the effects of covid 19 on biodiversity can be managed through; create more awareness about the spread of the virus geared to encourage farmers living along the chimp […]

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  • Ngamba Island gets Gabions

    Ngamba Island Flooding Management

    Ngamba Island Flooding Management on Lake Victoria is now under control after finalizing phase one (1) of the gabion project. Ngamba island flooding is being caused by the increase in the water levels in Lake Victoria, one of the effects of global warming has been a huge concern for the management of the Sanctuary which […]

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  • INVITATION FOR A CONSULTANCY TO CONDUCT PROJECT ENDLINE EVALUATION

    Project Name: Community adaptability occasioned to loss by wildlife Project Country: Uganda-Kikube district The Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust (Chimpanzee Trust), has implemented a three-year project, Community adaptability occasioned to loss by wildlife, Uganda”. The project aimed to establish long-term community adaptability programs that promote ecological balance and livelihood improvement. The Project was funded […]

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  • Ngamba Island gets Gabions

    Ngamba Island gets Gabions

    Ngamba Island gets gabions after a year of flooding which caused a rise in water level by 1.8 M. Following the flooding that this caused, immediate and short-term solutions were deployed, including the use of sandbags to manage soil erosion that was causing damage to buildings and other structures, compromising their integrity and safety. It […]

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