Uganda Wildlife Authority
Logo of the UWA
|Jurisdiction||Government of Uganda|
|Motto||Conserving for Generations|
|Parent department||Wildlife Conservation Department|
|Parent agency||Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities|
UWA manages ten national parks, twelve wildlife reserves, and fourteen wildlife sanctuaries. UWA also provides guidance for five community wildlife areas. It is governed by a board of trustees appointed by the minister responsible for wildlife.
Sam Mwandha officially the new executive director of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), succeeding Dr. Andrew Seguya.
Vision and MissionEdit
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UWA's Vision is "To be the leading, self-sustaining wildlife conservation agency that transforms Uganda into one of the best ecotourism destinations in Africa.”
UWA's mission is "To conserve, economically develop, and manage sustainably the wildlife and protected areas of Uganda in partnership with neighbouring communities and stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community".