GVTC: Could you please introduce yourself to GVTC readers and listeners?
Mark Mwine: I am Mark Mwine, the Trust Administrator of Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust. Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation is a Trust founded by the government of Uganda with the funding from The Global Environment Funds and the World Bank. It was set up to ensure that Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation area where there are gorillas and other endangered species and other biodiversity, is concept with the neighboring communities in partnership. We work with the protected area and in this case the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. So, we work in the park, we do research and support the communities neighboring the parks to appreciate conserving the biodiversity, conserving the landscape because of the value it adds at their livelihood.

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