What is the IGCP?
The goal of the International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP) is to ensure the conservation of mountain gorillas and their regional afromontane forest habitat in Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).Read more »
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Don't be alarmed. The photo above is not an emergency scene, it is a training scene. From October 3rd to 5th, 40 HuGo team members from different corners around the Mikeno sector participated in a training held in Bukima on the edge of Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 'HuGo' is short for Human Gorilla Conflict Resolution. What these teams do is provide important community-embedded... Read more »
Data crunching. It's not very glamorous, but it is vitally important to the conservation of the critically-endangered mountain gorillas. Up-to-date, relevant and timely information is an essential prerequisite which enables managers of protected areas to make informed decisions, to monitor and evaluate, and to plan. Use of information is an integral part of effective protected area management. In Volcanoes... Read more »