An analysis of the effects of forestry laws on climate change in Uganda

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Kampala international international: School Of Law
The study focuses on the analysis of the effects of forestry laws on climate change with particular interest in Iteso and Ankole-Masaka in Uganda. The objective of this study is to analyze the laws and policies put in place by the government with regard to forestry sector in the wake of the global climate change and global warming in particular and to asce1i~in a clear view as to the extent of the efficacy of such laws and policies. The result of the study shows that Uganda is highly vulnerable to climate change and variability due to heavy reliance of the economy on climate dependent resources, very low adaptive capacity, weak institutional capacity, limited financial resources, low income per capita and limited capacity and equipment for disaster management.
Research dissertation submitted to the faculty of law for the award of degree of bachelor of laws of Kampala international university
Climate change, Forestry laws, Uganda