THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN THE MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION OF FOREST RESOURCES IN UGANDA A CASE STUDY OF LENDU FOREST

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION

APPROVAL

DEDICATION IV

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ~v

LIST OF ABBREVIATION ~vi

TABLE OF CONTENTS ..._....~.....•............vii

LIST OF TABLES ~ix

LIST OF FIGURES x

ABSTRACT XI

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 Introduction~1

1.1 Background to the study 1

1.2 Problem Statement ..............................—..~.3

1.3 Objective of the study ........................................~. 3

1.4 Research questions 4

1.5 Hypotheses 4

1.6 Scope of the study 5

1.7 Significance of the study 5

1.8 Justification 5

CHAPTER TWO 2.1

LITERATURE REVIEW

An overview of forest man 6

2.2 Concepts of forest resources and conservation 6

2.2.1 In~ situ conservation 7

2.2.2 Ex-situ conservation 7

2.2.3 A perspective of community Forest Management in Uganda 9

2.3 Community in natural resource conservation and management 10

2.4 Participatory forest management approaches 11

2.5 Legal framework for the effective involvement of communities in forest management 14

2.5.1 The Earth Summit and Post-Rio 14

2.6 Community involvement in Natural resource management, understanding the concept 17

2.7 Challenges to effective community involvement in forest management ........... 19

CHAPTER THREE 21

RESEARCH MATERIALS AND METHODS ~21

3.0 Introduction~21

3.1 Research design~21

3.2 Sample size and sampling Techniques: ....... .. ....................23

3.2.1 Sampling Technique.............................. ...... .. 23

3.3 Data collection methods and instruments:. ..............24

3.3.1 Questionnaire ......................................—~..24

3.3.2 Interviews~24

3.3.3 Focus group discussion ............................................._......24

3.3.4 Participatory observations~24

3.4 Quality control methods 24

3.4.1 Data analysis and presentation 24

3.5 Ethical issue 25

CHAPTER FOUR ~~

FINDINGS AND DISCUSSIONS OF THE STUDY... .......~ .26

4.1 Results and Discussions of the study 27

4.2 Research question 29

CHAPTER FIVE......................,.........,,,.,.,.,.,,...,,.,,.,.,.....................................33

RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS,.,,~,,,,.,,,,,,,,m,,.,,,,,,..,,,.,,..,

5.1 Conclusion 33

5.2 Recommendation 34

APPENDIX

APPENDICES

REFERENCES

I: QUESTIONNAIRES

APPENDIX II: RAW DATA EXTRACT 42


ABSTRACT 

This research dealt with the Effectiveness of Community involvement in Forest resource Management and Conservation. The research was carried out with the objective of finding out the impact of involving the Community in Forest resource Management Conservation. The research study used both qualitative and quantitative in nature where by descriptive cross sectional methods were used, data was Collected using questionnaires, face to face interviews, direct assessments (observation) reviewing of literature and was later analyzed using Microsoft Excel. The results of the study indicate that the involvement of communities in forest management and conservation (lendu forest) could help in the direct influence of the livelihood of the people.

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Consults, E. (2022). THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN THE MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION OF FOREST RESOURCES IN UGANDA A CASE STUDY OF LENDU FOREST. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effectiveness-of-community-involvement-in-the-management-and-conservation-of-forest-resources-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-lendu-forest

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Consults, Education "THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN THE MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION OF FOREST RESOURCES IN UGANDA A CASE STUDY OF LENDU FOREST" Afribary. Afribary, 26 Jul. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-effectiveness-of-community-involvement-in-the-management-and-conservation-of-forest-resources-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-lendu-forest. Accessed 07 Aug. 2022.

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Consults, Education . "THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN THE MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION OF FOREST RESOURCES IN UGANDA A CASE STUDY OF LENDU FOREST". Afribary, Afribary, 26 Jul. 2022. Web. 07 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effectiveness-of-community-involvement-in-the-management-and-conservation-of-forest-resources-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-lendu-forest >.

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Consults, Education . "THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN THE MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION OF FOREST RESOURCES IN UGANDA A CASE STUDY OF LENDU FOREST" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-effectiveness-of-community-involvement-in-the-management-and-conservation-of-forest-resources-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-lendu-forest