Restore Ecosystems to Conserve Environment (RECE)

by World Action Fund


Most wild animals and plant species are nearing extinction in refugee camps where over 1.4 million South Sudanese refugees are settled along host communities, the project will create an additional zone and engage communities to participate in conservation of both Fiona and Flora. Engage government and humanitarian organizations to support conservation measures to protect the wildlife species who originally had a permanent home, and suddenly they have been tempered for human settlement

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Uganda has the world's third-highest birth rate, with 47.8 births per 1,000 people. Such exponential population growth puts the country's population in dire need for multiplicity of resources. The country continues to rely on woody biomass for its domestic fuel consumption. Over 1.5 million South Sudanese refugees are currently settled in the natural wood land, a home to wildlife, worst still, majority of these products derive from natural forests that are in protected areas, trees are cut


The project will create safe zones with the help of land lords who originally used the area for hunting for game meat annually during dry season. And engage operating partners to act Engaging the public and creation of zonal club and drama points within the settlement and integrating these animals with the communities and refugee population. And engage the relevant government authorities and Uganda Wildlife Authority to take up measures to rescue the wild animals and conserve the environment.

Long-Term Impact

The area has no any income generating activities because of lack of promotion of tourism potentials and initiative in the area. The project will reignite the conservation methods of different species of Fiona and Flora, and take stock of existing wild animals with the help of experts, government and communities and compensate the land owners where creation of zoo zonal points to rescue animals before transfer to another location


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World Action Fund

Location: Kampala - Uganda
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Kampala, Uganda
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