Birding tourism to create 3, 000 jobs 

Tourists on a birding excursion in Kibale National Park. PHOTO / EDGAR R. BATTE 

What you need to know:

  • Bird Uganda Safaris has partnered with two foundations for a five-year project to train youth in birding, nature and cultural guiding, nature photography, tour and safari driving and crafts making. 

Noah Keefer Strycker holds the record of being the biggest birder in the world. The 35-year-old, who grew up in rural, forested Oregon, in the US, set the record after watching 6, 042 bird species in 2015, on seven continents.

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