Uganda's Forest Cover Completely Depleted-Environment Minister

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Water and Environment Minister Sam Cheptoris speaking at the OPM Auditorium during the NRM manifesto implementation week

Water and Environment Minister Sam Cheptoris speaking at the OPM Auditorium during the NRM manifesto implementation week

In short
Uganda’s forest cover has been depleted to 8% up from 24% in 1990s, largely attributed to human encroachment for different activities such as tree cutting for charcoal and timber as well as agriculture.

 

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