Enengo

The roads to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwestern Uganda meander through spectacular landscape sceneries including the plains and the escarpments of the Great East African Rift Valley before reaching this famous home of endangered mountain gorillas. One of the must-see sceneries is Enengo, the meandering ridges of the Western Rift Valley escarpment.

Securing Gorillas’ future through Coffee

Armed with coffee, an organization in Uganda is looking to secure the future of the endangered Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in southwestern Uganda. The Gorilla Conservation Coffee, is a social enterprise of Conservation Through Public Health, an award-winning NGO and nonprofit. It was launched in late 2015 and targets improving the livelihoods of […]

The Twa Conservation Refugees

The over 6,200 landless Batwa pygmies, a forest-dwelling group of over hunter-gatherers in southwestern Uganda, are a perfect example of conservation refugees. They were displaced from their lands in Echuya, Mugahinga, and Bwindi Impenetrable forests in southwestern Uganda in 1991 to pave way for the creation of protected areas to conserve the engendered Mountain Gorillas. […]