Community bylaws improve landscape management

An artist’s impression of a Kapchorwa landscape.

An artist’s impression of a Kapchorwa landscape.

Experience from Uganda shows that when villages and districts create regulations to manage forests and restoration, benefits flow.

Through collective awareness of land-management challenges at the grassroots level, governments and others are effectively coerced to make policy responses for the protection of land and natural resources in a landscape, benefiting humans and the environment. Furthermore, approaching these issues through a Landcare mindset is critical for sustainability.

Read more on the World Agroforestry Blog

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