• Habitant Monitoring in Itohya forest


    Chimpanzee Trust in its mandate it is obliged to continuously implement habitat monitoring in the Albertine Rift region and the Itohya forest. Itohya is the only large private forest in Kikube district being one of the areas of focus since it is a harbour to more chimpanzees in the area. For the successful implementation of […]

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    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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  • Human wildlife Conflict Effects of Crop Raiding Reduced Through Planting Non-palatable Crops

    Chimpanzee Trust has mitigated Human Wildlife Conflict effects of crop raiding through encouraging Farmers to plant non- palatable crops. This has been possible through our project entitled “Community adaptability to loss occasioned by wildlife in Uganda”. The project is addressing Human wild life conflicts in the Bugoma Forest Landscape. The project is supporting farmers through […]

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  • restoring forests in albertine rift


    Restoring forest cover in the Albertine rift is one of the steps being taken towards the conservation of chimpanzee in Uganda. The Albertine rift valley is the corridor where you find habitats for chimpanzee in Uganda. There has been high rate of forest loss due to conversion to farmland for subsistence and commercial agriculture. This […]

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    We join the world to raise awareness and appreciate the people at the front-line in the conservation of wildlife, their habitats and working with local communities. This World Ranger Day we are celebrating our conservation ambassadors. Chimpanzee Trust acknowledges that these persons including the Trust’s Ranger team (our Conservation Ambassadors) in the Northern Albertine Rift […]

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  • Congratulations to His Majesty, the King of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom

                                  The Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust (Chimpanzee Trust), congratulates His Royal Highness, Rukirabasaijja Solomon Iguru Gafabusa on his Silver Jubilee anniversary, celebrated today, June 11, 2019, at Karuziika Palace, Hoima. The Chimpanzee Trust has been working in His Majesty’s […]

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  • Bugoma Forest River Conservation

    USE OF INCENTIVES TO CONSERVE RIVERS IN BUGOMA FOREST Chimpanzee Trust with funding from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is providing a solution to the problem. The Trust has been implementing the “Piloting a Scalable PES Model to Conserve Bugoma Forest Ecosystem” project since January 2018 in 4 villages where River Rutoha (one of […]

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    Happy International Day of Forests!

    “International Day of Forests 2019: Theme ‘Forests and Education” Chimpanzee Trust joins the international community to celebrate “forests”, the lungs of the earth, home to wildlife including our closest relative the eastern Chimpanzee species, and livelihood source for local communities. Today we join the global community to raise awareness on how to sustainably manage forests […]

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  • Conserving chimpanzees through a PES Scheme (2010 – 2019)

    By Lilly Ajarova, Chimpanzee Trust, P. O. Box 884, Entebbe, director@ngambaisland.org, and Nebat K. Atuhura, Chimpanzee Trust, P. O. Box 884, Entebbe, conservation@ngambaisland.org In Uganda, chimpanzees inhabit forests along the eastern edge of the Rift Valley in the west and southwest of the country (Stott and Selsor 1959; Reynolds and Reynolds 1965). The single exception is […]

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