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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 ...
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 ...
Status and distribution of montane bamboo in Echuya central Forest reserve, S.W. Uganda
This report is a study of the bamboo population structure, disturbance factors affecting bamboo forest regeneration and the management options for the recovery of the dwindling bamboo stock in Echuya Central Forest ...