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Links related to Uganda presented in a somewhat random fashion:

Headlines
Discrimination and the forgotten pygmy tribes of Uganda@CharlotteStaff @lauragrbOutbounding
Uganda: the human story behind gorilla tourismOutbounding
How Uganda emerged from chaos to become a tourist destination once more
Maps reveal what motivates people to take resources from flagship national park
Uganda tops list of most ethnically diverse countries

Reports
Wildlife crime: a review of the evidence on drivers and impacts in Uganda

Evicted for Carbon Credits
https://www.oaklandinstitute.org/evicted-carbon-credits-green-resources

Evicted for carbon credits: New Oakland Institute report confirms forced evictions for Green Resources’ plantations in Uganda

Tourism portals
http://www.visituganda.comFacebook@Visit_Uganda
http://tourism.go.ug@MtwaUganda

Tourism Associations
http://www.ugandatourismassociation.org
http://www.ucota.or.ug

Flickr groups
Ecotourism Africa
Uganda Wildlife
Uganda Tagged

TripAdvisor
Uganda
Forum

Twitter
@Visit_Uganda
@Tourismuganda
@ugwildlife
@UgTourismBoard
@guide2uganda
@NatureUganda
@Mamerito
@PearlUganda

Indigenous Culture: Batwa
Batwa ExperienceFacebook
The_Batwa_of_Uganda

Parks and Wildlife
Uganda has ten national parks ,12 wildlife reserves and 14 wildlife sanctuaries managed by Uganda Wildlife Authority which was established in August 1996. The parks offer savanna safaris along with boat tours, forest hikes, mountain climbing and wildlife research. Facebook; Twitter: @ugwildlife

List of Protected Areas in Uganda – Wikipedia
Uganda – Protected Planet

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Wikipedia
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Protected Planet
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – UNESCO
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Uganda Wildlife
Linking Conservation, Equity and Poverty Alleviation – IIED (PDF)
http://www.bwinditrust.ug
TripAdvisor

Kidepo National Park
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kidepo_Valley_National_Park
http://www.ugandawildlife.org/explore-our-parks/parks-by-name-a-z/kidepo-valley-national-park
http://www.dispatch.ug/kidepo-national-park-ugandas-last-frontier/1680

Crater Lakes
http://www.traveluganda.co.ug/craterlakes.asp

Gorillas
Uganda Wildlife Authority manages and controls gorilla tourism within the protected areas in Uganda. The guidelines stipulate that only 8 visitors view the gorillas for one hour per day. The visitors are expected to remain at a distance of 7 meters while viewing the gorillas. Visitors with communicable diseases do not go on trekking expeditions.

Kampala
Kampala

News
Dispatch

Tour Companies
Adrift AdventuresTripAdvisor
Pearl of Africa Tours@PearlUganda
Safari Uganda
kwanzatours.com@kwanzatours

Transportation
Direct flights are available from London by British Airways, Brussels by Brussels Airlines, Instanbul by Turkish Airlines, and Amsterdam by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. There are direct flights from Doha by Qatar Airways, Dubai by Emirates Airlines. There are no direct flights from America but there are connections through code sharing airlines from Europe and South Africa. The only direct flights between Uganda and other African countries are; Ethiopian airlines to Addis Ababa, Egypt air to Cairo, Kenya Airways to Nairobi, Rwandair Express to Kigali, and South African Airways to Johannesburg. Charter services can be arranged on request by the leading service providers to include; Kampala Aero Club, Ndege Juu Ya Africa, Air Serv, and Eagle Air.

Air Uganda
Air Uganda@AirUgandaFacebook

Elsewhere on the Web
Uganda Profile – BBC

Photos
Murchison Falls National Park

Wikipedia
Flag of Uganda
Luganda

Planeta.com

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