Monthly Archives: October 2012

A missing ID

Our TEAM camera traps continue to deluge us with information. Our 2010 camera trap survey recorded the first records in Bwindi of the sitatunga, the melanistic color morph of the African golden cat, poachers  and many more. Earlier this year, a mystery duiker and more evidence of poaching were recorded. This time around, I have […]

Volunteering at ITFC

I have always believed that volunteerism is an act of Heroism. The four months spell as a volunteer at ITFC has had a great impact in my life. As a social worker, this is an opportunity for creating social cohesion and capital that are important for my career development. It has always been my dream […]

ITFC has come of age this year!

ITFC is twenty-one years old this year. That is the same age as the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. In recognition of this we contacted ITFC’s Alumni and asked them to write a few words to remember what ITFC was like in the past. We had a good response (though we still welcome more!) and Ivan […]

ITFC receives funds for compiling a lessons learnt report on Human Wildlife Conflicts in the Greater Virunga Landscape from GVTC

The Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation (ITFC) is happy to announce acquisition of a grant from the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC) for compiling a report on lessons learnt on Human wildlife Conflicts (HWC) in the Greater Virunga Landscape (GVL). HWCs occur when the needs and behavior of wildlife impact negatively on the goals of […]