Kigali, 10 November 2021 (TDI): Rwandan Foreign Ministry Vincent Biruta with Wildlife Conservation Society Director for East Africa, Madagascar, and the West Indian Ocean, Mr. Mark Gately signed the host country agreement.
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) provides technical and scientific support to the Rwandan national parks. Additionally, two regional Programs of WCS operate in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.
During the ceremony, Mr. Mark Gately said, “the agreement heralded a new chapter in Wildlife Conservation Society long-running partnership with government of Rwanda, which will focus on the successful integration of conservation, development, and other land uses in a human-dominated landscape.”
Minister @Vbiruta and Mr. Mark Gately, @TheWCS Director for East Africa, Madagascar and West Indian Ocean, signed a Host Country Agreement between the Government of Rwanda and the Wildlife Conservation Society. WCS provides scientific and technical support to our national parks. pic.twitter.com/d9uIchzDER
— Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Int’l Cooperation (@RwandaMFA) November 9, 2021
Wildlife Conservation Society is a Nongovernmental Organization. It aims to conserve and protect the largest wildlife places in 14 priority regions. Furthermore, the mission of Wildlife Conservation Society is to save wildlife and wild places worldwide through conservation, action Science, education, and by inspiring people to value nature.