It is Here; The SilverBack Standard Newsletter, Vol. 14, March 2016.

IGCP is glad to bring to you its quarterly Newsletter the “Silverback Standard” Vol. 14. March 2016. In this edition SilverbackStandard_Vol14_ we feature the on-going second “sweep” of the mountain gorilla Census, the IGCP third annual TAG meeting, stretching water resources in Buhoma, how communities around the Volcanoes national park in Rwanda are giving value to…

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IGCP Conducts Third Annual TAG Meeting

On 3rd – 5th March the IGCP held its third annual Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meeting at Hotel Panorama in Bukavu, DRC. The TAG meeting is conducted every year to allow for in-depth technical support and guidance on the implementation of the IGCP strategy by the technical advisory group members. This years’ TAG meeting aimed…

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Cleaning Volcanoes National Park

As part of its annual activities, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) with support from IGCP conducted park cleaning of the Volcanoes National park. Park cleaning that kicked off mid Jan – 24th Feb 2016 was carried out by 60 members (ex-poachers) of Kaiki Cooperative. The objectives of this year’s park cleaning included; to identify, remove and…

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THE DEMAND FOR WATER AND MORE WATER IN BUHOMA

Constructed in 2005 with twenty one (21) tap stands, Buhoma gravity water flow scheme has over the last twelve (12) years expanded to supply now seventy four (74) tap stands. With its source at the park edge in Nkwenda Village, the gravity water flow scheme supplies water to the three (3) villages of Nkwenda, Buhoma…

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Trekking Rushegura Group in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Time check 8:30 am, accompanied by three UWA rangers and two other tourists, we started our journey into the beautiful impenetrable forest. Down the slope, across the make shift bridge and up the mountain we went. Although it got steep and tougher as we hiked, the fresh morning breeze, the chirping of the birds, the…

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Terms of Reference for Laying, Designing and Printing IGCP I.E.C Materials

Are you a registered Individual or company with proven skills and experience in Graphics, with a TIN ID No. and bank account details that match your registration? Then here is an opportunity for you to do what you know best. IGCP is seeking a service provider (Individual or company)  who can  lay, design and also…

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The Silverback Standard Newsletter, October Edition

Every quarter, the IGCP publishes a newsletter “The Silverback Standard” on it’s work and other related conservation actions in the region. In this new edition of Oct 2015, IGCP brings you stories on the signing of the Greater Virunga Trans-boundary Collaboration (GVTC) treaty, the on-going mountain gorilla census in the Virunga massif, results from park…

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Over 190,000 Tree Seedlings Planted Around Volcanoes National Park To Combat Effects of Climate Change

During the rainy season, water moves quickly down the steep slopes of the Volcanoes and can cause gully erosion, flooding, and even landslides threatening lives, livelihoods and infrastructure in areas neighboring the Park. IGCP under the Central Africa Forest Ecosystem Conservation (CAFEC) project works with the communities around Volcanoes National Park in the Kinigi Community…

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The work of IGCP is to facilitate collaborative actions for conservation of mountain gorillas and their habitat.

Anna Behm Masozera – IGCP Director