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Publications & Reports

The status of anthropogenic threat at the people-park interface of BINP, Uganda

Year of publication
2009

Effective management of anthropogenic threats is key to sustaining biological diversity in protected areas. Types and distribution of threats to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park,Uganda were investigated to assess the Park’s status 12 years after it was upgraded from a forest reserve to a national park. Bwindi, like many tropical forested parks, is surrounded by dense human populations.

Control of Lantana camara L. in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, south-western Uganda

Year of publication
2008

Lantana camara L. (Verbenaceae), which is an alien inva- sive shrub in Africa is now growing in Bwindi Impene- trable National Park (BINP), an important area in Uganda for conservation of both flora and fauna. Invasive species are partly responsible for global environmental change and significant losses of biodiversity (Vitousek et al., 1997; Naylor, 2001). In the cases where the direct cause of extinction is identifiable, introduced species head the list (Mcneely, 2001). The study aimed at documenting the strategy for L.

Financing forest conservation in Uganda

Year of publication
2008

A case example of Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust. Does the Trust help with financing Bwindi and Mgahinga Conservation? How to link the financing to better management of the Bwindi and Mgahinga forests.

Harvesting of non-timber forest products and implications for conservation in two montane forests of East Africa

Year of publication
2007

Plant species-level research that comprises inventories, impact studies and monitoring is necessary if plant resources are to be harvested sustainably by human populations living adjacent to protected areas in sub-Saharan Africa. This research assessed the extraction of plant products from two montane forest ecosystems, Uzungwa Scarp Forest Reserve (USFR) and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP)