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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.
13:41
13:41

NFA to Auction Timber from Bugoma Forest Reserve 2 1

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
15:11

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
16:09

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.
16:08
16:08

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

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.
13:02
13:02

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.
11:18
11:18

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.
12:03
12:03

NFA to Revive Collaborative Forest Management forest reserves 1 3 Top story

Under the arrangement, communities sign agreements with NFA to jointly manage forest reserves. The communities are allowed to undertake activities that do not harm the existence of forests. These include tree planting and bee keeping among others.
10:37
10:37

NFA, Bunyoro Foresters Take Precautions To Guard Against Forest Fires bush fires in hoima 1

Private foresters in Bunyoro are taking precaution to guard their forests against fires this dry season. Forest fires have been a problem during the dry season affecting some private foresters and the National Forestry Authority (NFA).
07:53
07:53

NFA starts Boundary remarking across the country forest encroachment 2

National Forestry Authority (NFA) has embarked on a re-demarcation and marking of forest boundaries across the country to curtail encroachment into the protected areas.
07:06
07:06

Hoima District Launches Campaign To Evict Forest Encroachers 2

Ambrose Mwesigye, the Hoima Deputy Resident District Commissioner says his committee has started working out a process to have all encroachers in forest reserves leave voluntarily.
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14:40

340 Hectares Lost In Bunyoro Forest Fires 2

National Forestry Authority-NFA says it has lost 340 hectares of central forest reserves in Bunyoro due to bush fires.
12:10
12:10

Timber Conflicts in Bunyoro Brought To NFA Boss' Attention michael mugisa 3

The current conflict between Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom and forestry officials in Hoima district has been brought to the attention of the National Forestry Authority-NFA Executive Director, Michael Mugisa.
14:13
14:13

Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Accused Of Giving Away Forest Land 2

A fresh disagreement has emerged between Bunyoro Kitara kingdom and the National Forestry Authority -NFA over alleged fresh encroachment on the Wambabya forest reserve in Hoima district.
17:41
17:41

NFA Reacts To Bunyoro Kingdom's Decision To Impound Illegal Timber

A decision by Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom to begin impounding illegal timber in the region has been rebuked by National Forestry Authority as unlawful. NFA Kisindi sector Manager Robert Owinyi says that the mandate to impound timber and other illegal forestry produce only lies with them and the district forestry services.
15:06
15:06

Bunyoro Kingdom Joins Campaign To Save Forests forest depletion 2 1

Bunyoro Kitara officials have teamed up with forestry authorities in the kingdom to fight against efforts against deforestation.
18:59
18:59

NFA Replants Bugoma Forest After Evicting Veterans 2

The National Forestry Authority-NFA has embarked on a campaign to replant part of the Bugoma forestry reserve that was recently cleared by a group of veterans in Hoima district.
08:07
08:07

Wambabya Forest Encroachers Face Forceful Eviction

Encroachers on the Wambabya central forest reserve in Buseruka Sub county Hoima district face forceful eviction after defying a two month ultimatum set by National Forestry Authority.
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