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Land use and environmental degradation in fragile ecosystems: A case study of rangelands in Nakasongola District
(Makerere University, 2009-11)
This study has examined the major land uses practices in Nakasongola district and documented key indicators of land degradation. The study focuses on a sample of 134 respondents drawn from two sub counties of Kakoge and ...
Effect of human settlement on woody biomass resources in Kibaale district, Western Uganda
(Makerere University., 2008)
This study examined the effect of human migration and settlement on woody biomass resources in Kibaale district between March and July 2005. The objectives were to (1) assess the level of awareness of migrant communities ...
Integrating remote sensing data and rapid appraisals for land-cover change analyses in Uganda
(John Wiley & Sons, 2005)
Rapid population growth, unsustainable land use, and a pervasively degrading landscape are components of a dominant paradigm regarding African development. While recent work articulating the 'misreading' of the African ...
Traditional farming and plant species diversity in agricultural landscape of South-Western Uganda
(Elsevier Masson, 2003)
An effort was undertaken in Bushwere Parish (Mbarara district, south-western Uganda) between 1999 and 2000 to develop sustainable and participatory approaches to plant biodiversity conservation at the farm level. One hundred ...
Land use, user rights, tenure and tree planting in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2007-10)
Over 90% of Uganda’s energy needs are met by biomass and yet forest and trees cover is shrinking. On-farm tree planting can help to reverse this trend. The study examined land use, utilization rights and tree planting in ...