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A Survey of Burnt Areas in Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks, S. W. Uganda
Fire has been one of the main management challenges and is considered one of the major long term threats to forest biodiversity in Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks. In June, July and August 2000 fire ...
Financing forest conservation in Uganda
(ETFRN NEWS, 2008-09)
Bwindi was gazetted as a national park in 1991. Inadequate consultation with local people led to protest and resentment about diminished access to resources (Hamilton et al. 2000). To reconcile conservation and community ...
Forest Fire Prevention and Control in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, South West Uganda
(Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation – Ecological Monitoring Programme, 2000)
Worldwide, extensive tracts of tropical rain forests are burnt during El Nino droughts. Severe dro ughts have occurred previously without causing such extensive fires. This extensive burning is a result of forests becoming ...
Impact of Water Harvesting on Kabiranyuma Swamp, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Southwest Uganda
Kabiranyuma swamp is one of the rarest afromontane swamp habitats in Uganda. The swamp is a major source of water for the Kabiranyuma Gravity Water Scheme that supplies water to over 21,000 people around Mgahinga Gorilla ...