• 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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  • 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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  • Conservation through Radio drama

    Conservation Education through Radio Drama

    Chimpanzee Trust through its Education program has adopted conservation education through radio drama. This has been done through the production of a radio drama as an efficient and effective means of increasing the awareness of the public. This has been done specifically for communities living close to wildlife. Over the last 3-4years, the Trust has […]

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  • Resilience fund for associations

    Resilience Fund for Associations

    The resilience fund for associations under our project funded by Darwin fund “Community adaptability to the loss occasioned by wildlife’’ project. Chimpanzee Trust has mitigated Human-Wildlife Conflicts through the implementation of various interventions and among which involved the Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) management resilience fund. This is on its end tail and has to date improved […]

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  • Tree planting on Earth Day

    Chimpanzee Trust Joins the rest of the world to celebrate Earth Day

    The team at the Chimpanzee Trust has joined the global community to celebrate Earth Day 2020, raising awareness concerning Climate Action, the theme for this year. Whereas the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered unprecedented changes in the human lifestyle, it has helped us realize and better understand the impact of man’s activities. Many countries are in […]

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  • alternative crops used to stop human wildlife conflict

    Alternative food crops used to mitigate/stop human wildlife conflicts

    Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) is one of the biggest problems faced by farmers living in proximity to the chimpanzee habitat. The Chimpanzee Trust is implementing a project to mitigate the effects of this conflict, brought on by man’s destruction of wildlife habitat. This is in the areas around Bugoma Central Forest Reserve in Western Uganda. Bugoma […]

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  • Note From Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary About COVID-19

    With the progression of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the health, safety, and well-being of all the 50 chimpanzees, guests and staff remain our top priority. We are working closely with medical professionals, specialists and Uganda’s Ministry of Health regarding the necessary precautions to keep Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary secure and protected from the recent […]

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