The manual includes content that has been adopted (and modified to suit the local condition) from previously published agroforestry and conservation farming training guides and manuals which are here acknowledged.
The Ministry of Water and Environment and the National Forestry Authority (NFA) have been implementing Collaborative Forest Management (CFM) program in Central Forest Reserves for the past two decades. The CFM approach enables communities to participate in meaningful negotiations and decision-making regarding the routine management of forest resources, and to benefit from the sustainable co-management of forests.
District Forest Officers_UGANDA_As of 1st March 2021
The IFPA-CD project development objective is to to improve sustainable management of forests and protected areas and increase benefits to communities from forests in target landscapes that include Albertine Rift, the refugee hosting areas of West Nile Region and Lamwo District.
TERMS OF REFERENCE CONSULTANCY TO REVIEW AND RE-DEVELOP THE UGANDA FORESTRY STANDING ORDERS & ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES
The African Wildlife Foundation, on behalf of the Ministry for Water and Environment, is seeking the services of a senior consultant to develop a new set of standing orders and administrative policies for the forest sector, arising from the need to revise, redevelop and revive the Departmental Standing Orders of the previous Forest Department (1997), together with the incorporation of existing FSSD, NFA and DFS orders and policies into the new instrument.
Uganda's Forest Reference Emission Level (FREL) prescribes a forest baseline level/emission level against which the country shall measure impacts arising from implementation of the REDD+ Strategy and Action Plan. In the implementation of its 20-year Uganda’s REDD+ Strategy and action plan, the Ministry of Water and Environment is committed to improve on the forest resources to be able to contribute to the mitigation of climate change effects...
Implementation of the REDD+ Strategy and Action Plan is envisaged to generate benefits and or incentives to all stakeholders involved in REDD+ activities. In this regard, Uganda has put in place a Benefits Sharing Arrangements framework to guide sharing of REDD+ benefits in a transparent and equitable manner.
Uganda’s REDD+ Strategy and Action Plan is intended to help to improve the status of forest resources, mitigate climate change effects, promote fair and balanced benefits including gender consideration and the welfare of communities in general and forest dependent indigenous communities. In addition, the REDD+ Strategy and Action Plan will improve the existing negative perceptions, attitudes and practices by forest, trees, and climate change management stakeholders and this will among others, contribute to sustainable socioeconomic development.