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Online National Biodiversity Launch Thursday, 5th September 2019 at Speke Resort Munyonyo
Makerere University with support from USAID and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has launched an Online National Biodiversity Data Bank (NBDB) software application to boost research in Uganda’s Biodiversity. The Data Bank software application was launched by the Acting Commissioner Biodiversity in the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Dr. Akankwasa Barirega at Speke Resort Munyonyo on Thursday, 5th September 2019. The Coordinator of the Data Bank Dr. Daniel Waiswa from Makerere University’s School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences (SFEGS) in his remarks highlighted that without data on Uganda’s biodiversity, the tourism sector will head into sleep mode. Read More...

The Acting Commissioner Biodiversity in the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Dr. Akankwasa Barirega (Right) assisted by Dr. Daniel Waiswa (Left) launches the Online National Biodiversity Data Bank (NBDB) on Thursday, 5th September 2019 at Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala Uganda.