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Group of people dancing on forest trail.
Part of the trail experience designed for tourism.
© Conservation International/photo by Dan Rothberg
Promoting Batwa Community Development and Park Co-Management in Bwindi National Park, Uganda
Grantee Name: 
Mbarara University of Science and Technology
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy

Work with Batwa communities along the southern border of Bwindi National Park, famous as a home to mountain gorillas. Build Batwa capacity to enable them to participate in park management committees, helping them negotiate for resource use rights, and improving the Batwa Forest Experience, an eco-tourism experience just inside the park's boundary.

Strategic Direction: 2 Improve the protection and management of the KBA network throughout the hotspot.