Using culture to strengthen conservation of chimpanzees

Using culture to strengthen conservation of chimpanzees

Background
With support from the Arcus Foundation, the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) is implementing a 2-year project (2019-2021) in Bunyoro and the Rwenzori sub-region to strengthen the conservation of chimpanzees, not through legal mechanisms, but by re-inforcing cultural mechanisms.
This is based on the conclusions of a study conducted

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148 Heritage clubs in Uganda, more patrons trained

The Heritage Education Programme has grown to 148 heritage clubs by inducting 8 schools in Nakasongola district. CCFU trained 16 patrons for 8 clubs in Nakasongola and retooled 14 for the 7 patrons in Kitgum (and Lamwo), as well as other resource persons in both districts.

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Documenting historical buildings in Uganda’s cities #EYCH


A training of photographers and researchers on basics and specifics of historic buildings documentation has been finalized. The training was designed to understand the context of historical buildings in the 3 cities and explore photo-documentation tools and pre-test them; and clarify the research agenda.

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