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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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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 […]