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Bamboo for people, Mountain gorillas, and golden monkeys: Evaluating harvest and conservation trade-offs and synergies in the Virunga Volcanoes
(Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation,, 2011-10-10)
There are conflicting demands on bamboo (Yushania alpina(K. Schum.) Lin.) in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (Virunga Volcanoes), Uganda. Local people lost legal access to bamboo when the park was gazetted in 1991 – but ...
Tangible benefits or token gestures: does Bwindi impenetrable National Park's long established multiple use programme benefit the poor?
(Published by Taylor&Francis, 2015-10)
Trade and use of Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) has often been suggested as a means through which forest dependent people can improve their livelihoods to overcome poverty. Many projects have indeed promoted trade and ...
Some Initial Observations Concerning the African Wild BananaEnsete ventricosumasa Resource for Vertebrates
(Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation, 2019-09)
The ecological role and significance of “African wild bananas”Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman (Musaceae) are unknown.We considered if E. ventricosum, with its sustained flowering and fruiting, might act in some ways ...
Matrix population models indicate that bark harvest oftwo medicinal plants in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is sustainable
Balancing forest conservation with resource extraction by local people is challenging. In the mountain forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, this was addressed by permitting regulated access to certain ...