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A preliminary investigation into the consequences of inadequate conservation policies on the steep slopes of the Rukiga Highlands, south-western Uganda



A preliminary investigation into the consequences of inadequate conservation policies on the steep slopes of the Rukiga Highlands, south-western Uganda



Proceedings of the National Workshop Soil and Water Conservation in Kenya (3): 496-508



This paper is a preliminary case study of the geomorphological and socio-economic effects of inadequate conservation policies on the steep slopes of the Rukiga highlands in south-western Uganda. The main problem has been vegetation denudation and cultivation of extremely sensitive slopes, causing extensive damage to arable land by both incipient erosion and mass wasting.

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