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Co-ops tipped on transformation through agricultural tourism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uhuru Institute for Social Development is rallying cooperatives to invest in tourism as a way of diversifying and increasing their incomes. This move also has the objective of growing Uganda’s domestic tourism as well as promoting agro-tourism. Leonard Okello, the Chief Executive Officer at …

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Wildlife migratory ‘corridors’ set to grow, Africa-wide

Africa’s wildlife conservation is evolving, with community conservancies along vital migration routes ensuring safe passage for roaming species. Thanks to these successes, African conservation officials are now looking to link protected areas across the continent. SPECIAL REPORT | BIRD AGENCY | Wildlife, particularly roaming species, exhibit remarkable mobility, covering vast …

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Uganda aims to greatly increase annual tourism revenue

KAMPALA, UGANDA | Xinhua | Uganda’s tourism authorities have said the country expects to increase annual tourism revenue to about 1.9 billion U.S. dollars and increase inbound tourism revenue per visitor from 1,052 dollars to 1,500 dollars. This was revealed by Ugandan Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Tom Butime, …

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