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Precision forestry: A way forward for the timber industry in East Africa

Forestry is a vital sector for the economies and livelihoods of many people in East Africa. Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania have a combined forest area of about 65.5 million hectares, which accounts for about 27% of their total land area¹. These forests provide a range of goods and services, such as timber, fuelwood, charcoal, non-timber forest products, biodiversity conservation, watershed protection, climate regulation and recreation.

Precision Forestry for Climate Change Mitigation: Reducing Carbon Footprint

Precision Forestry for Climate Change Mitigation: Reducing Carbon Footprint With the growing concerns surrounding climate change, precision forestry has emerged as a promising solution to mitigate carbon emissions. This approach enables efficient and sustainable forest management while specifically targeting the reduction of carbon footprint. In this article, we will explore how precision [...]

Site Species Matching Tool – Ugandan Launch

Ugandan Government is progressing on restoring the 2.5 million hectares of degraded land by the year 2030. With tree farming increasingly becoming a profitable venture, not only in Uganda but on the international market, the demand for wood products and commercial forestry is growing.

The Role Natural Forests Play In Our Ecosystem

The importance of our natural forests With the ever increasing threat of deforestation, it's important to acknowledge that natural forests are also facing increasing threats such as deforestation, fragmentation, and degradation, which are driven by factors such as land use change, urbanization, and climate change. In order to protect and preserve the ecological, economic and social [...]

The Importance of Forestry

Why do we actually need to look after and grow our forests and wood lots around the world? The forestry industries importance is highlighted across the commercial space as well as the benefits forests play in our daily lives. In this post, we discuss the critical value both commercial and natural forests play in our lives.

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