Human migration and land management in Kibale County Kamwenge District, Western Uganda

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Kampala International University, School of Engineering and Applied Science
The research was set out to assess the effects of rapid human migration on land management in Kibale - County Kamwenge district, western Uganda. The study was carried out on objectives to assess a general analysis on forms of land degradation in Kibale County that could result from human migration; evaluating the forms land use patterns and land use in Kibale County; and identifying possible to be adopted in order to improve on land resource management in Kibale County Kamwenge district western Uganda. The study involved a cross-sectional research design comprising of co-relational and participatory social methodologies; interviews backed by quantitative descriptions observations and questionnaires; and qualitative descriptions involving simple random sampling techniques. The findings of the study showed that most people were in age of between 46-55 are said to be with the highest population. 65% of the total population were observed to be immigrants whereas, only 35% were the natives of Kibale County This was due to the most men at such an age take responssibility of owning land. Generally, the cases of land degradation started uprising from when rapid human migration started being identified Kibale county Kamwenge district western Uganda, The researcher recommends that there is need for plan to have set strategies when intervening in times land management approaches; grassroots program implementation within the community which involves dealing with the constraints degradation to enhance economic development; and plan to enforce laws that checks on land degradation in Kibale County. The only way to achieve sustainable land management is to check on rapid immigration, family planning, community sensitization, public participation in environmental management in Kibale County.
A dissertation submitted to the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences in partial fulfilment for the requirements of the Award of a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management of Kampala International University- Uganda
Human Migration, Land Management