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Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN) is a new generation NGO incorporated in Uganda in 2013 and have signed 10 years memorandum of understanding with Uganda wildlife Authority a statutory body mandated to conserve wildlife in Uganda to address the challenges of illegal trade in wildlife products. NRCN also have in house advocates / lawyers licensed by Director of public prosecution Uganda to privately prosecute wildlife crime.

When the CITES meeting in Bangkok put Uganda (the pearl of Africa) among the gang of eight countries at the heart of an unprecedented surge in African elephant killing, NRCN founder member then resolved to do something to save the image of Uganda. This resulted to the incorporation of NRCN. In order to address the challenges of illegal trade in wildlife products in Uganda NRCN then agreed with Last Great Ape organization (LAGA) to replicate LAGA law en

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Four Ivory Traders Arrested
Four Ivory Traders Arrested

An operation carried out by Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN) in partnership with Uganda Police and Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) have seen 4 arrested over illegal ivory trade. The 4 suspects are believed to have been involved in Ivory…

Poachers To Face Life Imprisonment
Poachers To Face Life Imprisonment

Wildlife criminals are set to serve a life sentence or pay Ush20b Under the new Wildlife Act. The law highlights that when caught, poachers involved in killing endangered species or traffickers trading wildlife or wildlife trophies can be given…

Two Chinese charged for illegal wildlife use, sent to Luzira
Two Chinese charged for illegal wildlife use, sent to Luzira

Two Chinese nationals have been charged for illegal use of wildlife at Buganda Road Magistrate court after they were found in possession of pieces of elephant tusk tip and tusk chop sticks. Miao Jin Liang, 67, Chinese by nationality…