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Batwa – Cross-cutting Efforts to Integrate Historically Marginalized People

Batwa – Cross-cutting Efforts to Integrate Historically Marginalized People

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“To be marginalized” in a Rwandan society means that you don’t have access to opportunities as other members of your community, and that lack of equal opportunity persists from generation to generation. What it feels like, day-to-day, is that your children are not able to freely play with your neighbor’s children, or that you are

Gorilla Levy Boosts Community Conservation

Gorilla Levy Boosts Community Conservation

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Communities around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National parks, the home to more than half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas have a reason to smile, with the introduction of Gorilla levy fund . The new development is yet another avenue to benefit the communities neighboring Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Area. The fund promotes sustainable environmental

Hirwa Gorilla Family

The CMS Agreement on Conservation of Gorillas and their Habitats

The CMS Agreement on Conservation of Gorillas and their Habitats

Hirwa Gorilla Family

Concerted conservation and restoration efforts focus on saving gorilla populations in the wild and their habitats. However, gorillas remain on the brink of extinction, and continue to face severe threats. In 2006, the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) requested the Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences, in partnership with the Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP),

Kyaguliro Gorilla Family

Projects to Save Africa’s Rarest Ape Unveiled by UN

Projects to Save Africa’s Rarest Ape Unveiled by UN

Kyaguliro Gorilla Family

News Announced as People Young and Old Skate Off in London to Lift Threat of ‘Gorillas on Thin Ice’ Three projects aimed at countering the slide towards extinction of one of human-kind’s closest relatives were spotlighted today as events to mark the international Year of the Gorilla (YOG) 2009 got underway with a ‘Gorillas on

Nyakagezi Gorillas Return to the Park

Nyakagezi Gorillas Return to the Park

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It was proclaimed that gorillas are back in Mgahinga National park. This was after a prolonged 3 years’ disappearance of gorilla which had crossed to Rwanda Pac des Volcanos which is also home to these endangered mountain Gorillas. The habituated Mgahinga family of Nyakagezi had reduced from 11 in number to seven gorillas. As more

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