Situating the Cristal Forest in the larger vulnerability context: Mt.Elgon, Uganda case study

Situating the Cristal Forest in the larger vulnerability context: Mt.Elgon, Uganda case study

This report presents results from the testing of the Cristal Forest framework during field visits on the Ugandan side of Mt.Elgon conducted during Jun. 16-22, 2012 to: Kapchorwa District, Kapkwa Village and Bududa District3, Bufuma Village. The results of this analysis were also shared with, and validated by an assembled group of district stakeholders during a workshop held on May 3rd, 2013, in Kitale, Kenya.

This document is an output of a CIFOR-led project, entitled: “CRiSTAL-Forests: Development of Community-based Risk Screening Tool – Adaptation and Livelihoods”. This project is being implemented in collaboration with Makerere University, and the Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI). Primary funding for this project was provided through a grant from UNITAR (G.EGP.2011.03). Complementary funding was received from a CIFOR-led project funded by the Rockefeller Foundation (2011 CRD 306). Additional publications for East Africa are found on the East Africa team leader’s staff page, Aaron J.M. Russell. Publications from West Africa and general project information is found on the project manager’s page, Houria Djoudi.

Authors: Russell, A.; Banana, A.Y.; Masaba, S.; Balikoova, K.

Topic: climate change,ecosystem services,dry forests,adaptation,savannas

Geographic: Uganda,Kenya

Publication Year: 2013


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