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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)
Development and gorillas?
(International Institute for Environment and Development, 2010)
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are two afromontane forests considered as extremely important biodiversity areas, with global significance, due to their population of highly endangered ...
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 ...
Socio-Economic and Ecological Implications of Local People’s Use of Bwindi Forest in South Western Uganda
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (hereafter called Bwindi) is an Afromontane forest that has probably existed since the Pleistocene and Holocene times. The forest was first used by Batwa for hunting and wild fruit/yams ...
The status of biodiversity in Echuya central Forest reserve, S.W Uganda
Uganda is losing biodiversity at an alarming rate. Habitat change and direct exploitation by humans are among the most important reasons for this crisis. Forest wildlife is particularly affected with a need for harmonious ...
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 ...
Linking Conservation, Equity and Poverty Alleviation: Understanding profiles and motivations of resource users and local perceptions of governance at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
(International Institute for Environment and Development, 2014-08)
Biodiversity conservation that contributes towards poverty alleviation is a priority under the 2011–2020 Strategic Plan for the Convention for Biological Diversity (CBD). Protected areas are important for CBD signatories ...