Land Management

Land Management for Central Forest Reserves...

1) NFA Tree Planting Act.

tree planting - nfaThe National Forestry and Tree Planting Act 2003, Section 41 subsection (1) states that a responsible body may, subject to the management plan, grant a licence to an interested person for the sustainable utilisation and management of the forest reserve or community forest.



2)Management of Natural Forests

The forest cover stands at about 1.9 million hectares (ha), which is 10% of Uganda’s land cover area. The forests comprise both natural and established plantations. “Natural forests” include both the tropical high forests (THF) and other naturally wooded land that falls within the definition of “forest”.