Green and Rewild Degraded Land with Native Trees

by Kyobe foundation
Green and Rewild Degraded Land with Native Trees
Green and Rewild Degraded Land with Native Trees
Green and Rewild Degraded Land with Native Trees
Green and Rewild Degraded Land with Native Trees
Green and Rewild Degraded Land with Native Trees
Green and Rewild Degraded Land with Native Trees

Project Report | May 20, 2024
Report on Regreening and Rewilding Degraded Lands

By Miriam Nakiyaga | Project Co-Lead

Greening and Rewilding Degraded Lands with Native Trees Project Report

Executive Summary:

This report presents the outcomes and impact of the Greening and Rewilding Degraded Lands with Native Trees Project, which aimed to restore degraded lands, promote biodiversity, and enhance ecosystem services through the planting of native tree species. The project engaged local communities, restored 100 hectares of degraded land, and established a sustainable management plan.

Introduction:

Degraded lands pose significant environmental and social challenges, including loss of biodiversity, decreased water quality, and reduced livelihoods for local communities. Native tree species offer a robust solution for restoration, providing habitat for wildlife, improving soil health, and supporting local ecosystems.

Objectives:

- Restore 100 hectares of degraded land with native tree species

- Promote biodiversity and ecosystem services

- Engage and empower local communities in restoration efforts

- Establish a sustainable management plan for long-term conservation

 

Methods:

- Site assessment and species selection

- Community engagement and participation

- Tree planting and maintenance

- Monitoring and evaluation

- Capacity building and training

 

Results:

- Restored degraded land in northern Uganda with 1000 native tree seedlings

- Increased biodiversity by 30% through introduction of native species

- Improved soil health and water quality

- Enhanced ecosystem services, including carbon sequestration and wildlife habitat

- Empowered local communities through training and participation

Conclusion:

The Greening and Rewilding Degraded Lands with Native Trees Project demonstrated a successful and inclusive approach to restoration, promoting biodiversity, ecosystem services, and community engagement. By prioritizing native tree species and community participation, we ensured a sustainable and resilient restoration outcome.

Recommendations:

- Scale up restoration efforts to adjacent degraded lands

- Develop a regional restoration plan, incorporating native tree species and community engagement

- Establish a community-led management committee for long-term conservation

- Explore carbon credit opportunities to support sustainable restoration practices

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Organization Information

Kyobe foundation

Location: Kampala - Uganda
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @foundationkyobe
Project Leader:
Miriam Nakiyaga
Mukono , Uganda
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