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 IGCP Directorate

International Gorilla Conservation Programme Off Boulevard de l'Umuganda Opp. Parliament & Next to LeMigo Hotel P.O. Box 931, Kigali, RWANDA Telephone: +250 252 580 465 Email: info@igcp.org

United States of America

African Wildlife Foundation 1400 Sixteenth Street, N.W. Suite 120 Washington, DC 20036, USA Telephone: +1 202 939 3333 Fax: +1 202 939 3332 Email: africanwildlife@awf.org

United Kingdom

Fauna & Flora International Jupiter House 4th Floor, Station Road Cambridge, CB1 2JD, UK Telephone: + 44 (0) 1223 571000 Fax: +44 (0) 1223 461481 Email: africa@fauna-flora.org

Rest of the world

WWF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Programme Office (ESARPO) 5th Floor of ACS Plaza Lenana Road No 1/1203 P.O. Box 62440, Nairobi, KENYA Telephone: +254 20 3877 355 Email: info@wwfesarpo.org
Latest news & posts
  • IGCP Job Advert – Conservation Scientist

    IGCP Job Advert – Conservation Scientist

    The International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP) is recruiting a new staff position! Download the Conservation Scientist job advert for more details. Applications should be received by 5 PM Central Africa Time on...

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    Gorilla & community protectors in DRC receive training, equipment

    Gorilla & community protectors in DRC receive training, equipment

    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...

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    Daily info gathering by rangers feeds park planning

    Daily info gathering by rangers feeds park planning

    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...

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    Nose prints and mountain gorilla know-how

    Nose prints and mountain gorilla know-how

    All gorillas are just as physically and genetically different as you are from your neighbor. To know these differences helps to monitor mountain gorilla population demographic changes and health status of habituated...

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  • Back to the business of mountain gorilla monitoring

    Back to the business of mountain gorilla monitoring

    Monitoring the location and health of habituated mountain gorillas is something, under ideal circumstances, that happens every day. Unfortunately, the conditions in different parts of the Virunga Massif have been far...

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    A long and weary week

    A long and weary week

    It has been almost nine months of renewed insecurity in North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which includes the area where IGCP works alongside Virunga National Park for the conservation of the...

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    Concern remains for the mountain gorillas and people of Virunga National Park, DRC

    Concern remains for the mountain gorillas and people of Virunga National Park, DRC

    The status of Virunga National Park's mountain gorillas remains unknown as rebels continue to occupy the park's gorilla sector. It has been since May that M23 rebels - also referred to as the Congolese Revolutionary...

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    Population of mountain gorillas in Bwindi determined by census

    Population of mountain gorillas in Bwindi determined by census

    A census of mountain gorillas, Gorilla beringei beringei, conducted in 2011 in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda, confirms a minimum population of 400 gorillas, raising the total world population of mountain...

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