Preventing total forest loss in Uganda
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By 2050 Uganda will be completely without forest cover at the current rate of tree loss, say the creators of a short documentary film produced by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for Nature as part of its New Generation Plantations platform.
The population of the East African country — now equal to almost 43 million — doubles every 12 years, according to A Journey Without a Map. Only 1 percent of households can access clean fuels and cooking technologies, and 93 percent of people rely on biomass — mainly charcoal — for cooking, putting a huge strain on forests.
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- Food Security
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International recognition for Colombo and the other newly named Wetland Cities brings both benefits …Read more
WEBINAR: Community forest concessions in Petén, Guatemala: Effective governance for tropical forest conservation and socio-economic development29.11.18
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