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Achievements of the Wildlife Subsector

Achievements of the Wildlife Subsector

The following are the achievement of the wildlife subsector for the year 2012:

  • Foreign exchange from tourism increased from USD 672m in 2010 to USD 805 m in 2012 representing 21 percent growth.
  • Ground and aerial surveys were conducted to establish wildlife populations in protected areas.
  • Routine inspection of Wildlife Protected Areas and wildlife private sector enterprises were undertaken.
  • Participation in the implementation of the National Oil and Gas policy for Uganda
  • Currently a total of 8 UWEC staff have gone for training in Japan
  • Japanese experts have come to UWEC to pass on technologies in wildlife management.
  • Wildlife and Antiquities in Uganda in its annual performance report which was reviewed on World Tourism Day September 2012