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10:46
10:46

Former VP Begins Work, Directs Cancellation of Kitubulu Titles Environment 4 4

Bukenya who invited officials from the National Forestry Authority, National Environment Management Authority, Entebbe Municipal Council, Ministry of Water, Lands and Environment, and a civil society group acting on the environment was shocked to hear that portions of the forest have been parceled out and handed to individuals and companies for private development.
10:13
10:13

Man Shot by NFA Officers in Mayuge Forest Standoff resident

According to reports, hundreds of residents armed with machetes and hoes entered Bugata forest reserve in Malongo sub-county, Mayuge district. The residents began cultivating the land and cutting down trees, which led to a confrontation with UPDF officers assigned to NFA.
17:52
17:52

Concessionaires to Sue NFA over Kyewaga Forest Reserve Licenses 3 3

The concessionaires complain that their permits/licenses issued at different times between 1995 and 2014 were unceremoniously brought to an end and a new investor was brought in.
15:09
15:09

NEMA Assures Timber Dealers Over New Directive of Source of Wood NFA 2

NEMA in its notice directed that all timber-processing companies present proof of sustainable sources of wood when applying for approval for timber processing.
19:19
19:19

Namanve Central Forest Reserve Partitioned into Plots NFA 3 3

Mike Ssempereza, a resident at Seeta and one of the land beneficiaries noted that about two weeks back a team of about 100 unknown people cut down the trees. He says that the same group turned up today to partitioning the plots, yet their attempts to demand answers on where the team got the powers to take over the land remained futile.
18:10
18:10

Kyenjojo District Struggling to Protect Forest Reserves Apollo Bwebale 1 2

According to the Resident District Commissioner – RDC Apollo Bwebale, people have encroached on a number of central forest reserves to plant food crops while others are engaging in charcoal burning
18:34
18:34

NFA Restores Forest Reserves in Karamoja reforestation 1 1

Since 2018, NFA has embarked on restoration of demolished forest cover which was destroyed due to encroachment more than a decade ago. The region with the total forest cover of 367, 450 hectares lost over half of the forests due to massive tree cutting, bush fires, settlements and grazing.
11:54
11:54

Busoga Chief, Former MP Munaba Fight Over Forest Land district 1 1 Top story

The soldiers handed over Ntale and the three civilians identified as Elvis Bagyananseko, Dennis Kalulu and Joshua Kalulu to Mayuge police station. The two royal guards whose identities have been withheld were detained in the forest.
06:57
06:57

NFA Burns Poor Quality Tree Seeds Worth UGX24 Million 1 Top story

The NFA Communications and Public Relations Manager, Aisha Alibhai, said they usually burn low quality seeds to stop them from making it to the market through quack agents claiming to be NFA officials.
11:39
11:39

Residents Protest Clearing of Nakitokota Forest NFA 5 1

Residents claim that unidentified men backed armed police officers have made it a habit to descend on the forest and cut down trees. They claim that the loggers show up with letters from the National Forestry Authority-NFA authorizing them to cut trees in preparation for a fresh planting exercise.
18:56
18:56

Residents Clear Kitechura Forest Reserve for Marijuana Growing Law Enforcement 1 2

A source who preferred anonymity implicated the NFA staff for conniving with the marijuana growers.
12:21
12:21

Residents, NFA Clash Over Forest Land 1 2 Top story

Annet Mugisha, the Ntenjeru NFA Sector Manager maintains that Zinda forest is part of Kizinkuba, which is on the opposite side.
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