Elgon Wildlife Conservation Organization (EWCO)

The Elgon Wildlife Conservation Organization (EWCO) is a grassroots NGO whose mission is to promote biodiversity and wildlife conservation through community engagement, recognizing the importance of engaging people in protecting wildlife while supporting sustainable development using a holistic and multi-disciplinary One Health approach. Its thematic areas include wildlife research and conservation, community empowerment and education, and anti-poaching and management. EWCO works to maintain the delicate balance between the environment, biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in mountain indigenous communities surrounding Uganda's protected areas.

Member category Nongovernmental Organizations
Country Uganda
Area Sub-Saharan Africa
Specific Region(s) Mount Elgon national park
Head James Watuwa
Head title Founder and CEO
Focal Point James Watuwa
Alternate Focal Point title Co-Founder and Program Coordinator Community Health
Alternate Focal Point Akello Oliver
Email [email protected]
Email 2 [email protected]
Website https://www.elgonwildlifeconservation.org/
Electoral Group Sub-Saharan Africa Major Groups
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