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A GIS-BASED MODEL OF ECHUYA WATERSHED AREAS MOST PRONE TO LANDSLIDES/SOIL EROSIONS: The effectiveness of watershed management interventions in South Western Uganda
(Mbarara University of Science and Technology, 2015-11)
A Rapid Assessment and Evaluation of Attitudes, Motivations and Impactsof HUGOmembersin the Mitigation of Human Wildlife Conflict around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, S.W.Uganda
(International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP), 2018-08)
The major cause of human-wildlife conflict(HWC)worldwide is the competition between the ever-increasing human populations and wildlife competing for the same declining living spaces and resources. In Bwindi ...
Abundance, Distribution, Utilisation and Conservation of Sinarundinaria alpinain Bwindi and Mgahinga Forest National Parks, South West Uganda
Sinarundinaria alpina (Schumann) C.S. Chao & Renvoise, a tropical African montane bamboo, is heavily used by lo-cal communities for household items such as granaries, baskets, ropes and trays. This article presents ...
An Assessment of the Effectiveness ofNkuringoBufferZone in MitigatingCrop Raiding Incidencesaround Bwindi ImpenetrableNational Park, S.W. Uganda
(Mbarara University of Science and Technology, 2015-03)
In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP), a buffer zone strategy was introduced in Nkuringo(southern BINP)in 2005to counter wild animal crop raiding incidences and to generate in come for adjacent local people. This ...
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 ...
Pan-tropical prediction of forest structure from the largest trees
(Global Ecology and Biogeography, 2018-11-05)
Large tropical trees form the interface between ground and airborne observations,offering a unique opportunity to capture forest properties remotely and to investigate their variations on broad scales. However, ...
Linking Protected Area Conservation with Poverty Alleviation In Uganda: Integrated Conservation And Development at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
(Nova Science Publishers, 2013)
This chapter we seek to review the Ugandan context of conservation-poverty linkages and evaluate ICD at Bwindi as a tool for achieving conservation through poverty alleviation. By identifying lessons learnt from Uganda and ...
Bwindi-Sarambwe 2018 Surveys Monitoring Mountain Gorillas, Other Select Mammals, and Human Activities
(Bwindi Impenetrable National park, 2019-12-19)
Long-term monitoring of wildlife populations allows population trends to be characterized from periodic robust abundance estimates. Based on those derived trends, conservation status of the species and conservation efforts ...
Woodlot management and livelihoods in a tropical conservation landscape
(Kungl online publication, 2020-12)
In biodiversity hot spots, there is often tension between human needs and conservation, exacerbated when protected areas prevent access to natural resources. Forest-dependent people may compensate for exclusion by ...