IMPACT OF WATER HARVESTING ON KABIRANYUMA SWAMP, MGAHINGA GORILLA NATIONAL PARK, SOUTHWEST UGANDA. A preliminary report
Kabiranyuma swamp is one of the rarest afromontane swamp habitats in Uganda. The swamp is a major source of water for the Kabiranyuma Gravity Water Scheme that supplies water to over 21,000 people around Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The Institute of Tropical forest Conservation-Ecological Monitoring Programme together with the Development Through Conservation of CARE are monitoring the impact of the water scheme on the ecology of the swamp and sustainability of water extraction from the swamp respectively.