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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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ALONG THE SHORES OF THE ITAKA LYA MWITANZIGE. A JOURNEY THAT CONNECTS WOMEN AND RIGHTS IN THE NORTHERN ALBERTINE RIFT, UGANDA

From Bugoma Forest to Bugoma Forest; a closed circuit along the shores of the Itaka Lya Mwitanzige (Lake Albert), crossing the Bugungu ancestral lands occupied by the Murchinson Fall National Park up to Pakwach and down towards the Mahagi territories, finally cruising the lake on a boat back to Hoima district. 550 km to walk […]

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PARTICIPATORY MAPPING OF THE CULTURAL HERITAGE

Environmental Defenders have activated and implemented monitoring and reporting from the ground. In its strategy it uses the study of land dynamics through the collection and analysis of geographic-environmental-social data to frame and implement projects addressing ecological justice, starting from a rights-based approach.In particular, participatory mapping with communities is aimed in this context as a […]

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Blood in the forest

Identification of ecologically fragile areas prioritized for forest conservation and restoration in Mambasa and Mongbwalu sectors, Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo The landscape of the Mambasa and Mongbwalu sectors are facing an undergoing a gradual decline in dense and secondary forests, triggered by (legal, illegal and unregulated) resource exploitation and their unsustainable use, […]