Gishwati-Mukura National Park

Michael Renner writes: I've been doing research working in Rwanda for several years, and have spent a few weeks in country every years since 2011. In the Fall of 2015, the Rwandan government designated Gishwati Forest, along with Mukura (a smaller forest fragment nearby) as Rwanda's fourth national park: Gishwati-Mukura ( The park gazette was … Continue reading Gishwati-Mukura National Park


Tourism in Gishwati Forest

Al Setka, Director of Communications for the Great Ape Trust, hassent us the following press release about a planned ecotourism program that has been unveiled for Rwanda's 'Forest of Hope', which would be used to support local people, chimpanzee conservation and reforestation efforts in Rwanda's Western Province:   A proposed ecotourism program for the Gishwati Forest brings new hope … Continue reading Tourism in Gishwati Forest