Bush Meat Crisis Africa
What is Bushmeat?
Bush Meat is undoubtedly the single most significant blow to wildlife populations. “Bush Meat” is the word assigned to the unsustainable over utilization of the wildlife resources in Africa and other parts of the World where forests are being logged and simultaneously denuded of its wildlife inhabitants.
In the face of unbelievable odds stacked against the survival of most animal species in the wild, it is difficult to imagine that more than a small percentage of the current species will see the middle of this century in Central Africa.
To create public awareness and education media about the Bush Meat catastrophe.
Bush Meat Crisis is a Global Concern
Bush Meat identified as one of the top 10 most important emerging issues for species conservation
Horison Scan for Species Conservation 2014
The Spread of Ebola Outbreaks
This documentary, in the form of a Google Map, tracks the history of the deadly Ebola Virus that spread throughout central Africa between 1976 and 2015 and made headline news around the world. The Center for Disease Control describes Ebola as, “Ebola hemorragic fever (Ebola HF) is a severe, often-fatal…
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COMMUNITY OUTREACH CONSERVATION EDUCATION PROGRAMS Creating trust through feedback: the former poachers and other community members watching a bush meat documentary which was developed from their community. UWA & UWEC Officers meeting the ex poachers at Karuma Wildlife Conservation Area
Poachers in Uganda
POACHING AND BUSH MEAT TRADE This elderly woman in the picture to the right was caught by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) rangers trading in bush meat at Karuma Wildlife Conservation Area, which is part of Murchison Falls National Park- March this year, 2011. …
Tools used in poaching
The Bush Meat Crises Africa team would like to acknowledge the work previously done by PAAZAB members Lara Mostert, Dave Morgan and Andrew Seguya. A great deal of the basic information used within the present site originated from their hard work – Thank You.
“Creating a Legacy” David Musingo – Education Officer, Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) John Werth – Quality Assurance & Training Coordinator, PAAZAB & Regent, AKAA
The Bush Meat Crisis Africa team is dedicated to educate and inform the public for positive action about the Bush Meat Crisis in Africa.