Monthly Archives: March 2010

Who pays the price?

On a recent trip I was forcefully reminded that some local people pay a much bigger price for conservation than most of us. Let me share an example that sticks in my mind. We have just visited a number of Uganda’s protected areas. We (Emmanuel Akampulira and myself) were investigating how communities judge interventions aimed […]

Research on Soil Organic Carbon-a worthwhile venture?

Dear Readers, my name is Twongyirwe Ronald, an MSc student at Makerere University. My research around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is an assessment of the impact of land use change on carbon stocks and selected soil nutrients. This work is funded by the McArthur foundation through ITFC. This is a brief overview of my work. […]

Information Sharing with partners in Conservation

Dear readers, Sorry for the prolonged silence: we have all been busy with our “Information Sharing Workshop”. Once a year ITFC, together with the Uganda Wildlife Authority UWA , organises this event where our researchers, as well as those of our partners, meet up with protected area managers and local NGOs to present findings, to […]