75% of populations living near wetlands have better food security, mainly through direct consumption of wetland products such as fish, vegetables and fruits, along with the use of wetlands for growing crops (rice, vegetables, coco yams and maize).
Journal articlesWETLANDS RURAL ECONOMY Food security INVESTMENT RETURNS AGRONOMY ECOSYSTEMS ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION WATER RESOURCES ECONOMIC EVALUATION
Wetland resources play a vital role in contributing to food security in Uganda.Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
Environment and natural resources as a core asset for wealth creation, poverty reduction and sustainable development : draft workshop report
The workshop addresses five major themes: livelihoods (wealth creation, poverty reduction); natural resource governance (rights, equity including gender, devolution); market chains and value addition; natural resource economics and national accounPublished dateTuesday, January 2, 2007 - 05:00