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).
Around Gubadida, the Meru National Park and the Bisan Adhi Game Reserve are two types of conservation areas that protect wildlife, but exclude local land users; they provide limited opportunity to earn income from tourism, although wildlife from tPublished date2010
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
Making the linkages : conservation as a core asset for livelihood security in Eastern Africa; final report (March 2010 - February 2011)
The purpose of this project was to gather, disseminate and influence knowledge on conservation and biodiversity at the right levels of decision making so that conservation and biodiversity are better integrated as key cPublished dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 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