Projects funded by SIDA (Sweden International Development Association)

Funded by Sweden International Development Association through World Bank, the one year project which is a grant is to improve sustainable management of, and increase benefits to communities from, target protected areas in response to COVID-19 impacts. The main beneficiaries of the project are the members of participatory forest management groups in rural communities adjacent to target protected areas that depend on forest and tourism resources. The project will be implemented by UWA and NFA. Three Wildlife Protected areas targeted are Queen Elizabeth National Park, Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve and Murchison Falls Protected Area. Documents giving more information can be accessed using the links below;

Environmental and Social Commitment Plan (ESCP); https://www.ugandawildlife.org/images/pdfs/ug_p174337_escp.pdf 

Environmental and Social Management Framework: https://www.ugandawildlife.org/images/pdfs/SECURING_UGANDAS_NATURAL_RESOURCE_BASE_IN_PROTECTED_AREAS_PROJECT/environment_and_social_management_framework.pdf 

Stakeholder consultations records https://www.ugandawildlife.org/images/pdfs/uwa_consultation_records_feb-2021_qenp_mfnp_tswr.pdf  

Project Grant Document: https://www.ugandawildlife.org/images/pdfs/uganda_securing_ugandas_natural_resource_base_in_protected_areas_project.pdf

Labour Management Procedures: https://www.ugandawildlife.org/images/pdfs/SECURING_UGANDAS_NATURAL_RESOURCE_BASE_IN_PROTECTED_AREAS_PROJECT/labour_management_procedures.pdf

Stakeholder Engagement Plan:https://www.ugandawildlife.org/images/pdfs/SECURING_UGANDAS_NATURAL_RESOURCE_BASE_IN_PROTECTED_AREAS_PROJECT/stakeholder_engagement_plan.pdf