Lasting Solutions for Uganda

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At a Glance

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Project Areas

Hoima, Kikuube, Kibaale, Wakiso, Mityana, Mukono & Tororo

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Planting Seasons

April to June
September to November

Planted Tree Species

Timber Trees (Maesopsis eminii, Albizia coriaria, Prunus africana, Grevillea robusta, Terminalia superba, Melia volkensii, etc.) and Fruit Trees (Avocado, Mango, Papaya, etc.)

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Coffee, Cocoa, Bananas, Tea, Beans, Peanuts and Maize

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High dependence on firewood, population growth, limited income opportunities

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The Current Situation

Uganda has one of the youngest and fastest growing populations in the world, with 46% of Ugandans being under 15 years old. This leads to an increased need for energy and land for agriculture.

Driven by these needs, the forest cover in the country continues to decrease, with a dramatic reduction from 24% in 1990 to 9% as of 2015. Reforestation efforts need to increase significantly to counteract this development.

Our Work in Uganda

Through our country program titled “Lasting Solutions”, we address these challenges by reforesting degraded land. We work together with many smallholder farmers and local institutions like churches, schools and NGOs, providing opportunities for long-term, sustainable income through our holistic agroforestry approach. We promote and integrate indigenous tree species and agroforestry in the farmer’s land, reducing their dependence on natural forests for firewood and building materials.

Under the Mass Timber Construction East Africa (MTCEA) project, we also promote the use of mass timber engineered wood technologies both in the construction and timber sector to create a sustainable timber industry.

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What We Do

Our Impact in Uganda

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News from Uganda

Advent Calendar ‘24 Good Deeds’ enabled new collaborations in Uganda

With the support and money from 24 Good Deeds, we were able to collaborate with the Uganda Scouts Association to manage the Kaazi Community Nursery. The goal is to reforest the National Scouts Grounds located in Kampala District and empower nearby communities by distributing free fruit and tree seedlings.

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Empowering Communities: Tree Monitoring Refresher Training

In a collaborative effort between us and Treeo, a significant milestone was achieved, as we conducted a Refresher Training on tree monitoring. This event brought together community monitors from various project areas and was hosted in Fort Portal City in Uganda.

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Our Partners

We are working with many organizations and institutions in Uganda. Because only together we can achieve great things!

Our Partners