ITFC in the News

October 17,   2011  - ITFC on BBC Science in ActionExcerpts of interviews with Robert, Miriam, Douglas and a local farmer named Benson have been aired by BBC World Service’s Science in Action program. The program is available for the next 30 days as a podcast at the BBC web site here (


Useful Links

A selection of the most useful links to tropical ecological studies and conservation:


Catalogue of the ITFC Library

We welcome visitors to our library at the institute in Ruhija. The library is open Monday to Friday from 8am-5pm. It is a unique collection of books, reports and publications about Bwindi and Mgahinga, as well as of the Albertine Rift region and conservation in general.


Overview of completed MSc and PhD projects

An impressive number of MSc and PhD student projects has been carried out and supervised from ITFC since 1988. Many of the graduates have gone on to occupy important positions in conservation and education throughout the country. Find here a chronological overview;  hard copies of (most of) these are available in ITFC's library. We are hoping to make digital copies available on this website in due time. The hyperlinks in green below present summaries of the respective theses. The ones in pink are under preparation and will soon be posted.


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