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1.A REVIEW OF THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE TRADE POLICIES INSUPPORT OF THE CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN ENDANGERED SPECIES OF WILD FAUNA AND FLORA (CITES)

Since 1986, Uganda has invested significant socio-economic and political reforms aimed at creating a new momentum for economic growth and good governance. Nowhere else has the depth of these reforms been visible that in the environment and natural resources sector (ENR Sector). From the creation of new political institutions such as the designation of a special ministry for environmental protection as early as 1987, the National Resistance Movement Government put a range of statutory and
administrative institutions to ensure the sustainable management of Uganda environment and natural resources. In the case of wildlife fauna and flora, these reforms were epitomized in the creation of the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) in 1995, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)
in 1996 and, the National Forestry Authority (NFA) and the District Forestry Services (DFS) in 2003. Click here to download full document

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