Uganda Wildlife Authority passed it’s first batch of 115 rangers who have been undergoing a specialized training in wildlife management at the Institute of Wildlife Management in Katwe for one month.
The rangers who were visibly excited and content with the training thanked management for consideration as the pioneer group and pledged to exercise a high degree of professionalism and skill in execution of their duties.
Present at the graduation were the wildlife managers, Hon. Otekat representing the Board chair, Ed’s representative Ms. Jackiline Bakobaki( DDHR), Mr. Charles Tumwesigye (DDC), CAM QECA Mr. Nelson Guma together with staff and administration of the Institute.
The board chair pledged to support policies that improve the welfare and skills of staff to make them competent to do their job well. He alluded to the fact that the training was only the beginning and more was to come.
The 2nd and 3rd phase of the same is planned for June and July respectively. The participants were selected from all conservation in areas.