I AM PROUD TO WORK WITH IGCP – SAYS MARK ROSE

It was an exciting time for the IGCP team to meet and share with the new IGCP Board Chairperson, Mark Rose – Chief Executive Officer of Fauna & Flora International. Mark Rose was in the region to attend the 12th mountain gorilla naming ceremony (Kwita Izina) held in Rwanda. The IGCP staff were privileged to…

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IGCP CONDUCTS A MID TERM PROGRAMME REVIEW

IGCP, with technical and financial support from the coalition of Fauna & Flora International and WWF, is engaging stakeholders and partners toward conservation objectives and outcomes by 2020. In order to ensure that IGCP achieves its objectives, a Mid Term review has been commissioned, which started by a complete staff assessment facilitated by one of…

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Call for Proposals: IT Support

The International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP) is a coalition programme of international conservation organizations Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and WWF. IGCP’s regional office is in Kigali, Rwanda with field offices in Goma, DRC; Musanze, Rwanda; and Kabale, Uganda. IGCP is seeking to enter into a 2-year service agreement with an experienced and high capacity…

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Call for Proposals: Financial Audit

The International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP) is a coalition programme of international conservation organizations Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and WWF. IGCP’s regional office is in Kigali, Rwanda with field offices in Goma, DRC; Musanze, Rwanda; and Kabale, Uganda. IGCP is seeking a competent and qualified audit firm to conduct a financial audit from period…

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The Silverback Standard Newsletter – June Edition

Hello readers, the IGCP quarterly newsletter – the Silverback Standard Newsletter, June edition is here;  JUNE2016 Silverback ENG, In this edition IGCP shares with you interesting stories about the end of the mountain gorilla census in the Virunga Massif, the lessons IGCP has learned from tea growing (as a buffer crop) in Bujengwe Parish –…

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End of Census Party

As the last census teams exited the forest on 24th May, a party to recognise their efforts and that of all the other partners and institutions that supported/participated in the census in the Virunga massif was held at Muhabura Hotel in Musanze, Rwanda. The participants who included, census teams, staff from the participating institutions, representatives…

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Data and Sample Collection for Mountain Gorilla Count in Virunga Completed

On 23rd May the last data points were collected for the survey of mountain gorillas, large mammals and illegal activities within the transboundary Virunga Massif. The intensive exercise involved participation of over 100 men and women from more than 10 institutions to accomplish the systematic and complete coverage of the 451 km2 transboundary area twice…

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Six Hundred Households get Access to Safe and Clean Water in Nyabigoma Cell

Following their introduction to community based planning; what it is, it’s importance and how it is done, the community in Nyabigoma cell, Kinigi sector, Rwanda did village profiling of their development challenges and ranked the lack of water as the main problem faced by the community.  It was noted that the average person trekked 1.5…

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

Anna Behm Masozera – IGCP Director