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2010-2014

Community Capacity Building / Solar and Tree Planting

[caption id=“attachment_418” align=“alignright” width=“150”] Training Tree Planting[/caption] Introduction Forests and woodlands are estimated to have covered about 10,800,000 ha (45%) of Uganda’s surface area in around 1890. Since then the size of the forest estate has drastically shrunk. Over the years the forests have been gradually cleared and today estimates indicate reduction to about 730,000 ha which is only (3%) of Uganda’s area Access to electricity in Uganda is limited for most of the population.