The reconstruction of the primary school at Virunga HQ is underway to provide a better education for Virunga’s children The primary school at Rumangabo was originally built during the colonial era. Civil war and the passage of time have reduced the buildings to rubble or a shadow of their former self and children are now
Re-launching Patrols in the Gorilla Sector of Virunga2008-08-15T23:31:37+03:00 News
Rangers must re-enter the Gorilla Sector to assess the status of DRC’s Mountain Gorillas. Rangers must be prepared to re-enter the Gorilla Sector in Virunga and re-start patrols to protect the Mountain Gorillas. Rebels took control of this 250km2 area on 6 September 2007 – and the plight of the gorillas remains unknown. Rangers at
Charcoal Production: #1 Threat to Mountain Gorillas2008-08-12T23:35:22+03:00 Conservation
Find out why illegal charcoal production in Virunga National Park has become the #1 threat to the survival of the mountain gorilla — and most importantly, what you can do to stop it! Charcoal: The Mountain Gorillas’ Biggest Threat The mountain gorilla is in a fight for its very existence – and time is short.
US brokers in Eco-deal with Rwanda, DR Congo, Uganda2008-08-04T22:27:59+03:00 News
The US has brokered a conservation deal in Greater Virunga Landscape shared by the DR Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Uganda. Under the US initiative, the conservation agreements were recently signed in western Rwanda by Rwanda’s trade and industry minister, Ms Monique Nsanzabaganwa, Uganda’s tourism state minister, Mr Serapio Rukundo and the Congolese secretary general in