Uganda Wildlife Authority
Logo of the UWA
|Jurisdiction||Government of Uganda|
|Motto||Conserving for Generations|
|Parent department||Wildlife Conservation Department|
|Parent agency||Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities|
The Uganda Wildlife Authority is one of the governing bodies that regulates wildlife conservation in Uganda. UWA is in charge of management of 10 National Parks, 12 Wildlife Reserves, 14 Wildlife Sanctuaries and provides guidance for 5 Community Wildlife Areas. It is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by minister responsible for wildlife.
UWA's mission is to conserve, economically develop and sustainably manage the wildlife and Protected Areas of Uganda in partnership with neighbouring communities and stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community.
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