The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has received monitoring equipment from the Uganda Conservation Foundation (UCF) to bolster efforts to secure and protect wildlife. This was confirmed by UWA spokesperson Gessa Simplicious earlier this afternoon.
Among the items received were car GPS antennas and base radios, jumper antennas, duplexer cables, portable digital radios, batteries and chargers. This equipment will be used to conduct law enforcement activities in and around the Murchison Falls Conservation Area.
Upon receiving these items, Mr. Edison Nuwamanya, Superintendent of Murchison Falls Conservation Area, acknowledged the partners’ efforts to ensure that wildlife is protected and preserved for generations. He further thanked the UCF for their continued support in helping the UWA carry out its tasks. On behalf of the Uganda Conservation Foundation, Mr. Martin Sesanga urged the Uganda Wildlife Authority to put the donated equipment to good use.
Murchison Falls is the largest conservation area in the country spanning 5000 km2 home to a plethora of wildlife, borasus palms, forests, Albertine Rift and wildlife.
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