The Uganda National Wetlands Policy commits the Government to “the conservation of wetlands in order to sustain their ecological and socio-economic functions for the present and future well-being of
The Sezibwa wetland system is one of the four proposed sites to monitor long-term ecological and socioeconomic trends in Uganda’s wetlands. Map A shows the location and extent of this system.
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
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
This map displays the 2005 poverty rates for rural
By Polly Ghazi and Payson Schwin on March 26, 2009
C.K. Prahalad discusses the future of sustainable, private sector-led poverty alleviation.
The following comments were submitted to the Asian Development Bank in 2008, regarding its Safeguard Policy Statement.
In this interview, Crispino Lobo of the Watershed Organization Trust talks about how rural villages can escape poverty by managing their land sustainably.
The composition of BOP markets differs markedly across countries. Some, like those in the Ukraine, are concentrated in the upper income segments of the BOP.
In South Africa more than half the traffic on Vodacom’s mobile network in 2004 came not from its 8 million subscribers but from 4,400 entrepreneur-owned phone shops where customers rent access to ph
In Eastern Europe and Latin America all measured countries show a top-heavy BOP spending pattern, illustrated here by Russia.
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