Forest Characteristics

Characterisation of Forest Resources and the Local Communities for the Choice of Sustainable Forest Management Strategies in Uganda

The decline in natural forest resources in the tropics due to ineffective management practices has reached unprecedented levels with the most affected forests being in developing countries. Efforts to manage these resources sustainably have proven futile. Understanding the nature and status of the forest resources and the communities is crucial for devising effective management strategies. The study was designed to characterise forest resources and the local communities to aid in...