- Ten years later, Mabira forerst has recovered after bloody riots in Kampala in April 2007 over a planned excision of a part of the forest thanks to efforts by the National Forests Authority (NFA).
- Forest cover declined from 24 per cent in 1990 to 11 per cent in 2015. NFA figures show that on average Uganda is losing about 92,000 hectares of forest cover annually — 20.2 per cent private land, and 4.9 per cent in protected areas.
- Uganda’s Vision 2040 targets restoration of the country’s forest cover from 15 per cent to 24 per cent by 2040.
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