Uganda commits to reforestation (AfricaFiles / afrol)

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Uganda commits to reforestation

Author: afrol News Date Written: 7 October 2009
Primary Category: Ecology Document Origin: afrol News
Secondary Category: Eastern Region Source URL:
Key Words: Uganda, reforestation, Clean Development Mechanism

African Charter Article #24: All peoples shall have the right to a general satisfactory environment favorable to their development. (Click for full text…)

Summary & Comment: The Nile Basin Reforestation Project in Uganda is a tree planting project being implemented by Uganda’s National Forestry Authority in association with local community organisations. The growing trees absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Trees are planted in exchange for revenues from the World Bank BioCarbon Fund paid to NFA and the local communities. AB

Uganda commits to reforestation

Author: Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.

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