Paying Uganda farmers not to cut down trees halved deforestation: study

Paying Ugandan farmers not to chop down trees cut deforestation in half and was almost 50 times more cost effective in fighting climate change than many energy efficiency programs in the United States, according to a study released on Thursday.

Reuters

Last updated on 26 July 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Uganda
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Agriculture and aquaculture