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13:08
13:08

Amuru Fines Illegal Charcoal Dealers UGX 29m in Ongoing Crackdown Amuru district 1 2

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District Chairman says they revamped the operation on the illegal charcoal business after the perpetrators infiltrated Wii-Ceri Forest Reserve and other areas in Amuru like Lakang, Pogo, Apaa and Okidi.
17:22
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Minister Cheptoris, Residents Clash Over Forest Reserve tree planting 1 5 Top story

Last year, the National Forestry Authority-NFA ordered the squatters to vacate the forest land to pave way for tree planting and restoration of the forest in vain
18:14
18:14

Nadduli Protests Arrest of Evicted Residents village 1 3 Top story

The news of the arrest of the residents, prompted Nadduli to stop Luweero police station accompanied by the LC 5 Chairman, Ronald Ndawula and local leaders demanding the immediate release of the suspects.
19:38
19:38

Two Arrested As Residents Resist Eviction From Forest Reserve 5 1

Salim Zimula, the Kakabala Parish councilor defended the residents, saying they inherited the disputed land from their grandparents who settled on it in 1915 with permission from Buganda Kingdom.
17:09
17:09

Kadaga Launches Tree Planting Campaign in Karamoja 1 1

During the launch at Katikekile sub county this afternoon, the speaker said that parliament has adopted Mt. Moroto tree planting as a project for three years. She said that ten hectares of different species including Mahogany indigenous, Markhamia, Neem, Cassia and Pine exotic will be planted in Katikekile sub county.
16:39
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Kibaale Residents Petition Parliament Over Eviction land evictions 1 3

Residents from four sub counties in Kibaale district have today petitioned parliament over land eviction that has left 1,300 families displaced. The families were last year evicted from the land bordering Kagombe Forest Reserve by the National Forestry Authority NFA claiming they had encroached on the forest.
13:45
13:45

NFA Under Fire Over Illegal Logging In Bugoma Forest 5 1

Stuart Maniraguha, the Budongo Range Manager, said the issue of illegal lumbering involves both residents and community members. He explains that CFM group leaders often over step their mandate by taking unlawful decisions.
14:53
14:53

NFA Orders Encroachers Out Of Kasongoire Forest Reserve 2

Alex Mwesigwa, the Kyabigambire Sub-County LC III chairperson, says NFA has already evicted some cultivators before they could harvest their crops.
10:56
10:56

Moroto District Halts Harvesting of Trees from Elipas Forest 3

Michael Okot, the Karamoja sub region NFA manager, says there are no clear guidelines providing for the consultation of the community on such activities.
13:41
13:41

NFA to Auction Timber from Bugoma Forest Reserve 1 2

Francis Madrama, a sector manager in the reserve says that NFA has secured a court order allowing the government agency to auction the timber which has since remained under police custody.
15:11
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NFA Partners With Community To Save Mpanga Forest Reserve 1 3

The National Forestry Authority NFA has signed a collaborative management agreement with the Mpanga Community Conservation and Development Association to jointly conserve and protect Mpanga forest reserve in Hoima district.
16:09
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Former Mayor Arrested for Encroaching on Forest Reserve land grabbing 3 1

Francis Atugonza was arrested by a joint force of National Forestry Authority, police and Uganda Peoples Defense Forces. He was arrested together with two others; Rogers Muhwezi and Mustafa Kasaija with whom they claimed ownership of Rwembuno block.
07:51
07:51

RDC, NFA Disagree on Mbaale Forest Reserve Eviction encroachers 3

The National Forestry Authority ordered 216 people to vacate Mbaale Forest Reserve, to pave way for tree planting. The residents were given only two months to vacate the 1208 hectares forest reserve located in Butuntumula Sub County, Luweero district.
08:01
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NFA Orders 200 Residents to Vacate Forest Reserve Land 1 4

In 2015, Buganda Land Board ordered all settlers to pay Shillings 100,000 for registration as tenants. At least 78 settlers paid the money before NFA started claiming ownership of the land in 2016 and stopped further developments on it.
10:07
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Buganda Land Board, NFA Feud Over Forest Reserve 3 1 Top story

Ernest Bagonza, the head of Enforcement National Forestry Authority, says the forest reserve was gazetted in 1932, adding that there is no way Buganda Kingdom can claim ownership.
16:08
16:08

Bunyoro Kingdom Accuses NFA, Police of Illegal Timber Logging 1 2

The accusations come two months after a court order issued by Julia Acio, the Assistant Registrar at Masindi High Court to maintain the status quo on the ownership of the 22 square kilometer land, pending the outcome of the main application filed by NFA challenging the land title.
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300,000 People Encroaching on Forests Reserves - NFA acode uganda 7

The Chair of the Board of NFA, Gershom Onyango, says in 2005, there were an estimated 180,000 encroachers and when NFA started to evict them the government in 2006 issued an executive order stopping the evictions.
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Bugoma Forest Reserve Encroachers Arrested stuart maniraguha 4

Albertine Regional Police Public Relations Officer Julius Hakiza says the arrested individuals are members of a veterans association claiming to have been given part of the forest reserve by President Yoweri Museveni. The veterans have been locked up in a boundary dispute with NFA for over five years.
10:08
10:08

High Court Stops NFA from Evicting Lira Families forest reserves.

National Forestry Authority in January 2016, ordered the affected people to vacate the piece of land measuring approximately 210 hectares in Abalokare, Dogikore and Amoilela villages in Amoilela parish, Bala Sub County. They were accused of alleged trespass on the reserve.
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Hoima Youth, NFA Disagree on Tree Species 2

The Kisindi Sector Manager, Stewart Maniraguha, says Grevillea is good for agro-forestry, since the trees can be intercropped with other agricultural crops and are more environmental friendly.But the beneficiaries appeared divided on the tree species, given the longer 15 year maturity period.
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