Aiding Batwa People to Adapt

In times past, the indigenous Batwa pygmies used Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable forest as their home; immediate source of firewood, medicinal herbs, and food such as fruits, mushrooms, honey, edible plants, and even hunting of certain species. However after the park was gazetted for the protection of endangered mountain gorillas in 1991, these indigenous people lost […]

Buhoma, a town Gorillas have made

The rapid growth of Buhoma village close to the main entrance of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Kanungu district south western Uganda into a relatively big town is a perfect example of local economic development through tourism. According to the International Institute for Environment and Development, before the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, the number of […]