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12:51
12:51

Community Forest Management Solves Uganda's Deforestation Puzzle – NFA 5 1

The initiative works in such a way that community groups are introduced to alternative sources of livelihoods as incentives for protecting forest resources. Such enterprises include piggery, beekeeping, eco-tourism and Nursery Tree planting amongst others.
19:35
19:35

NFA Halts Growing of Eucalyptus, Pine in Excluded Zones of Central Forests 2

Musamali says there were areas which were considered to be eco-sensitive and unfriend to the fast growing trees and individuals were told not to temper with them by planting Eucalyptus and pine. These included, areas near, swamps, lakes, and on banks of rivers.
16:45
16:45

Masaka Forest Supervisor Arrested for Illegal Logging 3

Abigaba, the NFA supervisor for Buwunga and Kyanamukaka sub counties was arrested on the orders of Herman Ssentongo, the Masaka Resident District Commissioner, who accused him of causing the massive destruction of forest reserves under his jurisdiction.
11:47
11:47

Trader Drags Gov't to Court Over Seized Logs police 1

In his affidavit, Kyiwa argues that there is no justifiable reason for holding the logs, adding that his repeated appeals to the relevant authorities to release the impounded logs have been futile prompting him to turn to court.
17:05
17:05

Five Jailed for Cutting Endangered Forest Products 1

Last year, Parliament declared Afzelia Africana, an endangered forest product requiring protection and effectively banned trade in it. However, Acholi sub region continues to fight illegal logging of the highly valuable tree species which only thrives in northern Uganda.
12:52
12:52

Encroachment On Gulu Central Forest Reserve Irks Probe Commission 1

The seven Commissioners will also examine the viability of communal trust in the management of customary land.
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