This was said by Telesphore Ngoga from Rwanda Development Board [RDB] in charge of connecting such parks and their close residents in the country, who added on saying that as the parks are preserved this will bring in more tourist which will increase on tourism production hence increase on the contribution given to the close residents.
“As many people visit the park, then market for tourism is also increased which makes it possible for the residents to sell any products they have to the tourists especially people with art and crafts hence be able to develop”, added on Ngoga.
“However though there is a programme of sharing the productivity got from tourism with the park’s neighbors, it was noted that many of such people still go hunting for the animals in the park which is a very big hindrance to developed tourism”, explained Ngoga.
He called on any one who finds such people to always give such information out and on time so that they can be dealt with
Firipo Muhawenimana a resident of Mwili sector, Kayonza district said that with the help people are giving out to the different security organizations in getting park rangers this is a very every good sign that most of them know well the benefits of preserving the park.
“About 19 park rangers have so far been caught since January 2013 in Mwili sector”, explained on Muhawenimana.