The Challenges Of Deforestation On Sustainable Development. A Case Study: Kabwoya Subcounty Hoima District.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION

APPROVAL iii

DEDICATIONS iv

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT V

TABLE OF CONTENTS VII

ABSTRACT x

LIST OF ACRONYMS XII

CHAPTER ONE

1.OBACKGROUND 1

1.1 Statement of the problem 4

1.2 Research objectives 4

1.2.1. The general objectives 4

1.2.2. Specific objectives 4

1.3 Research questions 4

1.4 Scope of the study 5

1.5 Significance of the study 5

1.6. Study limitations 5

CHAPTER TWO 7

LITERATURE REViEW 7

2.0. INTRODUCTION 7

2.1 Socio- economic benefits of the forestry sector to Uganda 7

2.2.0 Causes of deforestation 8

2.2.1 Poverty 9

2.2.2 Agriculture 9

2.2.3 Biofuels production 9

2.2.4 Large plantation 10

2.2.5 Charcoal burning 10

2.2.6 Technology improvement 11

2.2.7 Population increase 11

2.2.8 Rural electrification 11

2.2.9 Fishing 12

2.3. Effects of deforestation on sustainable development 12

2.3.1 Climate change 12

2.3.2 Soil erosion 13

2.3.3 Loss of biodiversity 13

2.4.0 Solutions 13

2.4.1 Participation 13

CHAPTER THREE 15

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METHODOLOGY .15

3.0. INTRODUCTION 15

3.1. PROCEDURE 15

3.2. Research design 15

3.3. Sample size 15

3.4 Study instruments 16

3.5. Area of study 16

3.6. Ethical Consideration 16

3.7. Sources of Data 17

3.8. Questionnaire 17

3.9.Ititerview 17

3.10. FOCUS GROUP DISCUSSION 18

3.11 DATAANALYSIS 18

CHAPTER FOUR 19

DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS 19

4.0 INTRODUCTION 19

4.1 SOCIAL DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF RESPONDENTS 19

4.1 Age 19

4.2 Sex of respondents 20

4.3 Marital Status 20

4.4 Level of Education 21

4.5 Occupations 22

4.6 Causes of deforestation 22

4.6.1 Lumbering 23

4.6.2Agriculture 23

4.6.3 Charcoal burning 24

4.6.4High population 25

4.6.SPoverty 25

4.6.6 Large plantations 25

4.6.8 Technology improvement 25

4.6.9 Logging 26

4.6.10 Fishing 26

4.7 Effects of deforestation on sustainable development 27

4.7.1 Climate change 27

4.7.2 Soil erosion 28

4.7.3Loss of biodiversity 28

4.7.4 Poverty 28

4.7.5 Change in seasons 28

4.7.6 Drought 29

4.7.7 Family and tribe conflicts 29

4.7.8Floods 29

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4.8 Challenges the government is facing in curbing down deforestation 29

4.9 Solutions I way forward 31

CHAPTER FiVE 34

SUMMARY, RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS 34

5.1 INTRODUCTION 34

5.2 SUMMARY 34

5.3 RECOMMENDATIONS 35

5.4 GOVERNMENT AND NGOS 35

5.5 LOCAL COMMUNITY 36

5.6 INTERNATIONAL COMMUNIFY 36

5.7 GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS 37

5.8 AREA FOR FUTURE RESEARCH 37

5.9 CONCLUSIONS 37

REFERENCES 40

APPENDIX ONE: GENERAL QUESTIONNARES 41

APPENDIX TWO: INTERViEW GUIDE 45

INTRODUCTION LETTER 46

ABSTRACT

The study was conducted upon the challenges of deforestation on sustainable Development in

Kabwoya sub-county Hoima District. The Background, Statement of the problem was stated that

despite of all efforts made towards environmental conservation by the government to enable

sustainable development, activities of lumbering, charcoal burning, logging among others still

exist as evidenced from NFA report 2007/ 2008, and NEMA. The objectives of the study were

grouped into the general and the specific ones. The general was to assess the challenges of

deforestation on sustainable development, the specific were to establish the causes of

deforestation, to find out the effects of deforestation on sustainable development, to find out the

challenges the government is facing in curbing down deforestation and to establish the solution

towards deforestation.

The study also handled the socio-economic benefits of forest sector to Uganda. the specific

objectives study which were the causes of deforestation such as poverty, agriculture, Biofuels

production among others, the effects of deforestation were climate change, loss of bio diversity

and soil erosion, the solution was participation which should involve to all people.

Case study of Kabwoya Sub County, the sample size was 120 respondents, the sampling

technique was random sampling, Study instrument, sources of data was primary and secondary

use of libraries, Data analysis, Questionnaire, Interview and focused group discussion. All those

were well arranged and distributed carefully .Interviews worked on government employee and

stakeholders.

Data presentation and analysis as causes, effects, challenges and solutions were well arranged as

per data from the field.. The diagrams that looked relevant were attached as well as tables that

summarized the socio demographic characteristics of respondents The findings based on the

objectives systematically.

Summary, recommendation and conclusion of the whole research process. Recommendations

were made to Government and NGOs, Local community, International community, general

recommendation, area for future research and finally the conclusion was stated.




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Research, SSA . "The Challenges Of Deforestation On Sustainable Development. A Case Study: Kabwoya Subcounty Hoima District." Afribary (2022). Accessed December 04, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-challenges-of-deforestation-on-sustainable-development-a-case-study-kabwoya-subcounty-hoima-district