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Agriculture, Livelihoods, And Conservation Project Baseline Survey in Luli Kayonga Central Forest Reserve And Nearby Fishing Villages Dei Subcounty, Packwach District

In February 2022, Environmental Defenders starded an Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Conservation Baseline Survey with the main objective of understanding and documenting the prevailing conditions of communities living adjacent to Luli Kayonga Forest Reserve and those living at the shore of the Dei Landing site in Pakwach district. Environmental Defenders will use the study’s findings to […]

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The last line of defence. Halting the Ecological Crisis and Ecosystem Collapse of the Congo Basin Edge

Congo Basin rainforests are ignored or downplayed. Between 2008 and 2017, the Congo Basin received just 11.5% of international financial flows for forest protection and sustainable management in tropical areas, compared with 55% for southeast Asia and 34% for the Amazon. This despite the fact that soaking up some 1.2 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide […]

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Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Conservation Project Baseline Survey: Preliminary Results and Recommendations

Towards the end of January 2022, the Environmental Defenders commissioned a study on “Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Conservation”. The main objective of the proposed Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Conservation baseline survey was to understand and document the prevailing conditions of communities living adjacent to Luli Kayonga Forest reserve and those living at the shore of the Dei Landing site in Pakwach district.

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Challenges faced by small holder farmers in Uganda and how they can be addressed

The view on productive agriculture as critical for employment creation and poverty reduction is now widely shared within the development regions in Uganda especially among the smallholder farmers. Being a smallholder farmer undoubtedly means to be part of the driving force that provides the basis for economies in developing communities such as Uganda in the east African community.

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Using Land Degradation Neutrality as a pathway to climate security and protect indigenous women’s rights

By 2050, the global population is expected to be 9.7 billion, increasing the demand for agricultural products including food, feed, fibre, and fuel. About 25% of the total global land area has been affected by land degradation. It is estimated that in the drylands, 12 million hectares of land are becoming degraded by desertification processes […]