Resources

Environmental Defenders (ED) create common knowledge and share experiences as tools for social transformation.

From storytelling in podcasts to interactive maps and reports, ED contributes to activist research and diversifying representation.

Resources

Environmental Defenders (ED) creates knowledge commons and shares experience as tools for social transformation.

From storytelling in podcasts, to interactive maps and reports, ED contributes to activist research and diversifying representation.

Reports & Documents

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

Luli village women group FGD participants. Photo credit: Pamella Lakidi.
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.

BLOOD IN THE FOREST: OPEN SOURCE INVESTIGATION

The landscape of the Mambasa and Mongbwalu sectors are facing an undergoing a gradual decline. This study focuses on the process of identifying ecologically fragile areas in which to implement forest conservation and restoration projects from a local, not purely biological and participatory perspective.

PARTICIPATORY MAPPING OF THE CULTURAL HERITAGE

Environmental Defenders has 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.

CHALLENGES FACED BY SMALL HOLDER FARMERS IN UGANDA AND HOW THEY CAN BE ADDRESSED

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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.

TOWARDS A FOOD SOVEREIGNTY STRATEGY TO STRENGTHEN FOOD SECURITY. A MODEL FOR ALBERTINE REGION

ED has designed an interpretive model to understand what actions are necessary to implement projects within a food sovereignty strategy. This scheme is the result of a holistic approach that identifies the drivers and constraints to implement this strategy.

THE LAST LINE OF DEFENSE: HALTING THE ECOLOGICAL CRISIS AND ECOSYSTEM COLLAPSE OF THE CONGO BASIN EDGE

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This report investigates the ecological condition of forest edges in the Watsa territory, Haut-Uélé Province, using the lenses of political ecology and ecofeminism. From the identification of degraded lands, recommendations are presented to local communities and civil society on how to implement restoration actions to ensure ecological justice.

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