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Challenges in wildlife subsector

Challenges in wildlife subsector

The following are the challenges in the Uganda Wildlife subsector:

  • Lack of competent and experienced human resources to manage the sector.
  • Lack of adeqaute funds to put in place the necessary infrastructure
  • Human wildlife conflicts arising from crop raiding, livestock predation and encroachment continue to undermine conservation effort.
  • Human and physical factors continue to impose significant pressure on Uganda’s wildlife protected areas.
  • Inadequate data on wildlife conservation that is crucial in informing development of policies on the management of wildlife species, habitats and ecosystem remains a challenge.
  • Inadequate capacity of the Ministry and its agencies to effectively monitor impacts of oil and gas exploration and production in conservation areas remains a critical challenge for the subsector