Publications & Reports

In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP), a buffer zone strategy was introduced in Nkuringo (southern BINP) in 2005 to counter wild animal crop raiding incidences and to generate income for adjacent local people.
During incubation, tropical passerines have been shown to have lower levels of nest attentiveness than their counterparts at north temperate latitudes, spending a higher percentage of daylight time off the nest.
Arthonia physcidiicola Frisch & G.Thor, Chiodecton sorediatum G.Thor & Frisch, Herpothallon kigeziense Frisch & G.Thor and Reichlingia syncesioides Frisch & G.Thor are described as new to science.
Biodiversity conservation that contributes towards poverty alleviation is a priority under the 2011–2020 Strategic Plan for the Convention for Biological Diversity (CBD).
A simple tool for monitoring the status of multiple use zones by local people in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park was developed by the Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation (ITFC) together with the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) with funds from the Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust (BMCT).
We investigated how local scale variation in human impacts influenced forest structure and tree species richness within Mt Elgon National Park, Uganda.
Protected forests are sometimes encroached by surrounding communities. But patterns of cover change can vary even within one given setting – understanding these complexities can offer insights into the effective maintenance of forest cover.
The creation of protected area systems within the Albertine Rift region deprived local communities of their sources of livelihood and as such caused resentment and conflict towards the gazetted areas.
monitoring is increasing and this is yielding significant observations at an accelerating pace. Yet many potentially valuable observations are overlooked, misinterpreted or withheld.
This Assessment Project was solicited by the Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust (BMCT, hereafter referred to as the Trust) to examine impacts of Trust interventions in the Bwindi and Mgahinga Conservation Area (BMCA) and identify the most successful and appropriate interventions in order to advise o


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