The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) was established in August 1996 by the Uganda Wildlife Statute, which merged the Uganda National Parks and the Game Department. It is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Minister responsible for wildlife. UWA is in charge of management of 10 National Parks, 12 Wildlife Reserves, 14 Wildlife Sanctuaries and provides guidance for 5 Community Wildlife Areas.
The objectives of the Uganda Wildlife Authority are: -
Uganda Wildlife Authority
Plot 7 Kira Road
P.O Box 3530, Kamwokya
Tel: (+256) 414 35500, 312 35500
Fax: +256 414 346291 Website: www.ugandawildlife.org
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