The number of different products that could be potentially obtained from a wetland is closely related to the type of vegetation cover and level of wetness.
This map highlights four different uses—beekeeping, fishing, hunting, and cultivation—which occur in less than 50 percent of Uganda’s wetlands.
Beekeeping (which occurs in 11 percent of all
This map displays wetland area per capita by subcounty, represented by the height of the red bar. Wetland area per person varies broadly among the 938 subcounties with data.
This map provides a view of Uganda's national wetlands distribution and shows their location in every district.
*Sources: International boundaries (NIMA, 1997), district administrative bou
You can carry out your own analyses on poverty and ecosystem services with the GIS data made available, some of them being publicly released for the first time. All data are accompanied by metadata.
This map displays the 2005 poverty rates for rural subcounties.
Constitutional Reform and Environmental Legislative Representation in Uganda - A Case Study of Butamira Forest Reserve in Uganda
This is a case study of Butamira Forest Reserve in Uganda in which a Member of Parliament became the torch bearer of the poor tree farmers as they were faced with hostility from government officials and a manipulative private company
Tests and evaluates whether two information-gathering techniques -- GIS and PRA -- can be integrated to help local organizations prepare better rural development plans and make better decisions about managing their resources.
Information, participation, and justice in decision-making for the environment
Addresses the status of access to information, participation, and justice in nine countries -- Chile, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, and the United States.