Integrating Batwa cultural values into national parks management in Uganda


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Ref: 19-019

Status: Completed_finance

Round:
18
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Project Partners:
FFI Uganda, United Organisation for Batwa Development in Uganda, Uganda Wildlife Authority, ITFC - Institute for Tropical Forest Conservation
Start Date:
01-04-12
End Date:
31-03-15
Funding:
£289,779.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Biomes:
Forests, Mountains
Threats To Biodiversity:
Environmental degradation
Broad Approches:
Species conservation, In situ, Ecosystem conservation, Incentives, General measures, Poverty reduction, Livelihoods, Benefit sharing, Co management, Community management
Specific Tools:
Research training, Participatory, Traditional knowledge, Protected areas, Governance
Countries:
Uganda
Project Summary:
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.
Project 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


Documents:
Title: 19-019 HR1 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2015-04-29 00:00:00

Title: 19-019 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2015-03-23 00:00:00

Title: 19-019 HR2 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2015-04-29 00:00:00

Title: 19-019 AR2 - Edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2015-09-21 00:00:00

Title: 19-019 HR3 - Edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2015-05-21 00:00:00

Title: 19-019 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2014-12-17 00:00:00