Rehabilitation and Protection of Natural Resources in Refugee and Host Communities, Arua district, Northern Uganda – Malteser International

Overall objective

Contribution to rehabilitation and protection of natural resources as well as improved livelihoods for refugee and host communities in Rhino Camp, Arua District, Northern Uganda.

Specific objectives

Forest protection is promoted through afforestation on private, municipal and public land and the strengthening of tree nurseries

Pressure on the ecosystem is reduced by more efficient use of resources in agriculture and forestry and by strengthening sustainable income opportunities and promoting energy efficient cooking stoves

The population of Rhino Camp is sensitized to the positive effects of sustainable use of natural resources

Institutions relevant for resource conservation, networking at the policy level and the capacities of the local programme partners are strengthened.