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Integrating Batwa cultural values into national parks management in Uganda


Ref: 19019
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Edison Nuwamanya
Lead Institution: FFI - Fauna and Flora International
Host Country Institutions: FFI Uganda, United Organisation for Batwa Development in Uganda, Uganda Wildlife Authority, ITFC - Institute for Tropical Forest Conservation
Start Date: 2012-04-01
End Date: 2015-03-31
Funding: £289,779.00
Website: http://www.fauna-flora.org
Status: Completed_finance
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Uganda
Purpose: Management effectiveness and conservation status is raised in three national parks due to increased incentives for active engagement of Batwa in park management and improved relations between Batwa and park management authorities.
Outputs: 1. Batwa values and institutions are integrated into park governance structures, policies, plans, processes and day-to-day management actions 2. Batwa, park staff and park governance institutions represent and communicate their interests, perspectives and values effectively to each other 3. Batwa are actively engaged in park, tourism and community enterprises and initiatives drawing on their forest-related knowledge and values 4. Cultural values approach practitioners working in Uganda network to share experiences, help evolve good practice and contribute towards project evolution and implementation 5. Impacts of cultural values approaches to Batwa/park relations are monitored, evaluated and findings shared locally, nationally and internationally

Related Projects: Supporting community conserved areas in Uganda for biodiversity and livelihoods

Documents:
Title: 19-019 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 19-019 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 19-019 HR1 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 19-019 HR2 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 19-019 HR3 - Edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 19-019 AR2 - Edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]