UWA has received 15 tonnes of maize flour, 6 tonnes of beans, and 500 liters of cooking oil from AWF to support rangers to carry out their day to day duties amidst the COVID 19 pandemic that has seen a drop in revenue earning for UWA.
The handover of these items happened at Uganda Museum today the 29th of June 2020. While handing over the items on behalf of AWF to UWA’s Director- Conservation John Makombo, Sudi Bamulesewa noted that the items were emergency items donated to ensure the conservation work goes on unhindered by the
The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) was implementing its COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan in its priority landscapes to address conservation and socioeconomic issues. Some of the detailed activities under this include; Protected Area patrols, canines Programme support, community livelihoods, community human-wildlife conflict mitigation, community awareness programmes among many others.
John Makombo the Director Conservation flanked by members of top management thanked AWF for the great contributions made not only today but overtime for the past 20 years.
He noted that the organization has been one of the strong partners. He noted that the gesture will be a strong morale booster for the foot rangers who will be the beneficiaries.
He said that the food will be put to good use and such support supplementary efforts will not go in vain.
DC emphasised that much as interest in game meat is on the rise, UWA is alert doing patrols and monitoring every pocket of the park to rise to the challenge and argued those with intentions to go illegally in the park to desist.
The items received were immediately dispatched to the various conservation areas for distribution.
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