• Protection of Great Apes
    Protection of Great Apes
    JGI in Uganda's work encompasses on basic and applied chimpanzee research, support to chimpanzee welfare and advocacy of existing laws regarding chimpanzees' protected status in the landscapes in which we work.
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  • Healthy Habitats
    Healthy Habitats
    Reducing habitat loss and fragmentation by promoting use of natural habitats that are more compatible with the ecosystem's ability to provide goods & services that support human livelihoods and chimpanzee population stability.
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  • Conservation, Gender & Health
    Conservation, Gender & Health
    JGI Uganda works to increase women and girls access to education and appropriate reproductive health messages improving their socio-economic prospects,
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  • Environmental Education
    Environmental Education
    JGI Uganda has a comprehensive education program for children,teachers and community members aimed at increasing public awareness and knowledge about chimpanzee conservation and their habitats.
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  • Applied Technology & Conservation
    Applied Technology & Conservation
    JGI Uganda trains community forest monitors in Budongo, Bugoma other forests on how to use the JGI Google Deforestation App to manage protected areas. The App which is installed on mobile devices running android and enables them easily scan and locate deforestation alerts taking place within these forests.
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  • Sustainable  Livelihoods
    Sustainable Livelihoods
    JGI is promoting environmentally friendly practices that reduce over reliance on natural resources and that increase income savings and resources at household level.
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  • Healthy Habitats
  • Conservation, Gender & Health
  • Environmental Education
  • Applied Technology & Conservation
  • Sustainable Livelihoods

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    JGI Apiculture beneficiaries already reaping from the project.

    Amongst the honey products exhibitors at the Uganda National Honey week Exhibition that took place on the 23rd-27th at Forest Mall Lugogo parking grounds were representatives of the over 400 apiary farmers JGI in Uganda is supporting to increase their honey production in order to increase their household income under the USAID/BP Project. These 3 […]

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    Educating Roots&Shoots pupils Kasese district on major threats to biodiversity after habitat loss.

    Last week our Education team carried out mobile education in 10 schools in Kasese district reaching out to more than 1000 pupils. Kasese is a district in the western part of Uganda with a total about 63% of the land area occupied by nature and wild life conservation schemes and farm lands. The pupils watched [...]
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    Collecting wire snares to make cards and beads to improve communities’ livelihoods.

    Since 1997, JGI found out that snares were a major threat to survival of chimpanzees and other species in the wild and since then with support from the Jane Goodall Institut Schweiz, Jane Goodall Instituut Nederland and The Jane Goodall Institute Australia, we established a number of snare removal Programs in Uganda and one of […]

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    Debby Cox one of the founders of The Jane Goodall Institute in Uganda retires.

    On the 15th of June, we bid farewell to Debby Cox who was once the Executive Director of JGI Uganda. She has worked for the Jane Goodall Institute for 23 years and has retired so as to embark on a new career closer to her home and parents. In Uganda, Debby Cox just like Dr. [...]
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