Advances in forest tenure reform in Uganda

Uganda has embarked on a program of forest tenure reform since 2003, with the aim of reducing forest loss, promoting sustainable forest management, improving local livelihoods and boosting the national economy. Changes to law have introduced a number of tenure arrangements that did not exist previously, but progress is ongoing to apply the reforms in practice, according to research conducted as part of a Global Comparative Study on Forest Tenure Reform, led by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).

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