We Work with our partners to conserve
UTB is a statutory organisation established by the Uganda Tourist Board Statute 1994. The Board’s mandate is to promote and popularise Uganda as a viable holiday destination both locally and internationally.
The mandate of the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage (MTWH) is derived from Article 189 and Sixth Schedule the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (1995), Uganda Wildlife Act Cap 200, Uganda Tourism Act, 2008, Historical Monuments Act 1967, Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2006.
Created by the government of Uganda with the help of the Wildlife Conservation Society in New York and managed by a Wildlife Trust, it never fails to delight. At UWEC you will come across free ranging Vervet monkeys and a family troop of DeBraza monkeys in the jungle of our hillside forest. Over 120 bird species can be watched ranging from the famous African fish eagle, over the Great Blue Turaco to Hammerkops, Giant Kingfisher and even the smallest sun birds.
The Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) is Uganda’s leading tourism trade association, representing the interests of the country’s leading and experienced professional tour operators. Members offer a range of services, which can be broadly divided into the following categories Special interest safaris Air safaris Incentive travel group safaris Custom safaris for individual travellers Camping safaris (luxury & budget)
The Uganda Tourism Association is the umbrella association that brings together all tourism associations in Uganda. The current associations include the Association of Uganda Tour Operators, Uganda Safari Guides Association, Uganda hotel owners Association, The Uganda Association of travel agents , and Uganda community Tourism Association.
For 60 years, African Wildlife Foundation has been ahead of the curve in developing innovative conservation strategies so wildlife, wild lands, and people can thrive. Our approach is uniquely comprehensive, addressing not only direct threats to wildlife like poaching and habitat loss, but also working with communities and governments to ensure that African conservation is truly African owned and led.
The Uganda Hotel Owners Association (UHOA) was formally registered in May 2000 after the founders of the association, led by Dr. B M Kibirige realized the need to bring Hotel owners in the country together under one common thread to lobby and advocate for the interests of hoteliers in Uganda.
Founded in 1998, The Chimpanzee Trust has become a leading organization in the areas of 1) chimpanzee-focused environmental conservation, 2) excellence in the care & welfare of rescued chimpanzees, 3) increased public awareness of broader conservation issues with the chimpanzee as a key flagship species, and 4) engagement with communities living alongside chimpanzee populations.
The challenges are greater than ever, but with the focus, dedication, and passion of a committed staff—combined with a unique mixture of field, zoo, and aquarium expertise—WCS will continue to set the bar for science, conservation action, and education that has driven our success in protecting wildlife and wild places for over a century.
Uganda Conservation Foundation (UCF) is a not for profit organisation registered in the UK and Uganda which is dedicated to protecting Uganda’s national parks, protected areas and conservancies. We do this through a range of projects which include:
The Uganda Safari Guides Association (USAGA) was formed in 2000 by tour guides and specialists of tourism sub-activities such as birding, butterflies, reptiles, and cultural tourism, to provide a platform to increase their visibility and recognition as key actors in the tourism industry. USAGA was formally registered as a company limited by guarantee on 14th May 2004, and has since grown in membership and is recognized as the umbrella association of all tour guides and associated clubs in Uganda.
TUGATA was registered in May 1999 with 5 founder members. Today we are over 100 registered members of the Association, which is a reflection of how mature the Travel Industry has grown. The Association further established a Secretariat in 2006 to better coordinate its activities. Today, TUGATA has a fully-fledged Secretariat manned by permanent staff.
UHTTI- is a Government owned Tertiary Institution established under an Act of Parliament –UHTTI Act (2015).with mandate to undertake training and conduct research in Tourism and Hospitality, to advance skills and knowledge in the industry .
Established in 1964, the International Union for Conservation of Nature is the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.
As the world’s leading conservation organization, World Wildlife Fund works in nearly 100 countries to tackle the most pressing issues at the intersection of nature, people, and climate. We collaborate with local communities to conserve the natural resources we all depend on and build a future in which people and nature thrive. Together with partners at all levels, we transform markets and policies toward sustainability, tackle the threats driving the climate crisis, and protect and restore wildlife and their habitats.