Trees and Livelihoods in Karamoja, Uganda
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Anthony Eguru, Jan de Leeuw, Clement Okia. (15/2/2015). Trees and Livelihoods in Karamoja, Uganda.
This report presents results of a rapid desk review of academic and grey literature on the evidence relating to trees and livelihoods in Karamoja a region in north eastern Uganda. The review identified the range of problems in the Karamoja sub-region; benefits of trees to people and communities living in Karamoja; the role of trees in resilience building; role of trees in agricultural production, traditional knowledge of trees in Karamoja; threats to trees, drivers of development in Karamoja; tree-based initiatives in the sub-region; and opportunities for action research in Karamoja. Using their experiences in the Karamoja subregion and other similar ecosystems in Africa, the authors provide insights of the contribution of trees to livelihoods in Karamoja.
de Leeuw, Janhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-2005-4351