INVESTING IN FORESTS AND PROTECTED AREAS FOR CLIMATE-SMART DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Water and Environment (Lead Agency), Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities, Uganda Wildlife Authority and National Forest Authority is implementing The Uganda Investing in Forests and protected areas for Climate Smart Development (IFPA-CD) Project. The Objective of the project is to promote sustainable management of forests and protected areas for increased benefits to communities from forests in the Albertine Rift for eradication of increased vulnerability of economic productivity, biodiversity and livelihoods to climate change effects due to declining forestry ecosystems goods and services.
The project will be implemented in selected sites in the Albertine rift and West Nile region including 7 National Parks, 4 Wildlife Reserves, 28 Central Forest Reserves, 16 Refugee host districts and additional 14 non refugee host Districts. In addition, the project activity on Private Tree farming will be implemented country-wide.