Our prime objective is the reintroduction of rhinoceros into Uganda. This program consists of three phases:
The first phase was to raise awareness about rhinos and to educate people regarding their threatened status. To accomplish this goal, RFU imported and relocated two rhinoceros to the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) in Entebbe and welcomes visitors to ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY in Nakasongola District.
The second phase is breeding a sustainable rhino population at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. We have had 14 births since June 2009 and, mating is on-going. These are the first rhinos born in Uganda in over 25 years.
The third phase is the reintroduction of rhinos back into their original habitat. When there is a sustainable population, rhinos will be relocated into Uganda's protected areas.