• FAREWELL- Mr. James Silver Birungi

    We’re wishing you the best of luck in the next step of your career.” “Our company is glad to have you, and we’re grateful for your contributions towards chimpanzee Trust. May your new position bring you much happiness and fulfillment.” “Your new team is lucky to have you on board. Farewell-Mr. James Silver Birungi James […]

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  • EDUCATION OFFICER VACANCY

    ABOUT CHIMPANZEE TRUST The chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Conservation Trust (Chimpanzee Trust) is a Wildlife Conservation NGO whose mission is to “Sustainably conserve chimpanzees in their natural habitats and provide optimum captive care to those who cannot survive in the wild.Chimpanzee Trust seeks to recruit suitably qualified, experienced, and competent professionals to fill the position […]

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  • I am Sunday (it’s dangerous being a Chimpanzee)

    Being a Chimpanzee is not the easiest thing in the world, I had to first live through it to know it. You see I was born in 1987 and captured by Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in 1989. When I got there, I was beside myself because finally, I had found refugee in the hands of […]

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  • 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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  • Reports

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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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