Case studies
Increasing community engagement to tackle wildlife crime in Murchison Falls National Park

The project Park action plans: increasing community engagement in tackling wildlife crime’ aims to address the factors leading to wildlife crime in Murchison Falls National Park (Uganda), to promote co

Resources

Strategies, policies and legislation

Important Government documents relating to IWT

Elephant Conservation Action Plan for Uganda 2016-2026
Uganda Wildlife Bill, 2017
Uganda Wildlife Authority Community Conservation Policy 2020
The Uganda Wildlife Act, 2019
Murchison Falls National Park Community-Based Wildlife Crime Prevention Action Plan
Wildlife Policy, 2014

General resources

Ranger perceptions of the role of local communities in providing actionable information on wildlife crime
UWA to reward ex-poachers with domestic animals
Nature’s stewards: how local buy-in can help tackle wildlife crime in Uganda