Uganda Wildlife Authority, Uganda

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The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) was established in August
1996 by the Uganda Wildlife Statute, which merged the Uganda
National Parks and the Game Department. It is governed by a
Board of Trustees appointed by minister responsible for

UWA is in charge of management of 10 National Parks, 10 Wildlife
Reserves, 7 Wildlife Sanctuaries and provides guidance for 13
Community Wildlife Areas.

UWA's mission is to conserve and sustainably manage the wildlife
and Protected Areas of Uganda in partnership with neighboring
communities and stakeholders for the benefit of the people of
Uganda and the global community.


[Summary provided by UWA.]

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