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The Gorilla Levy funds household livelihood projects

The Gorilla Levy funds household livelihood projects

In September 2008, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) decreed the establishment of Gorilla Levy Funds designated to benefit communities in the Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Area (BMCA). Funds accrued from the sale of gorilla permits are channeled to local government authorities as a conditional grant.

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  1. Nadine says:

    I was just looking at your The Gorilla Levy funds household livelihood projects. It is good news that the local people are involved in conservation of the great apes. Past efforts to conserve wildlife failed because of not involving the local community in tourism.

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