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This internet link-report was prepared by FAO-AGL

last updated: 04 Mar 2004

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Country overview
Land resources
Water resources (AQUASTAT)
Plant nutrient resources
Hot spots
Bright spots
Challenges and viewpoints
References / Related internet links

1.   Country overview

1.1  Geography and administrative units

1.2  Socio-economic features

1.3  Climate

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1.1  Geography and administrative units

[Uganda: Map by United Nations (pdf format)]

[Uganda Geography 2000 - www.geographic.org]

[Uganda Administrative Issues - www.geographic.org]

[GIEWS: Uganda - Administrative map - First Level]

1.1 > 1.


1.2  Socio-economic features

[Uganda Economy in brief - www.geographic.org]

[Uganda Population - www.geographic.org]

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Population and Social Development]

[GIEWS: Uganda - Population]

1.2 > 1.



1.3  Climate

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Location and Natural Resources - Climate]

[GIEWS: Uganda - Meteorological Profile]

1.3 > 1.

2.   Land resources

2.1  Physiography

2.2  Soils

2.3  Agroecological systems

2.4  Wetlands, mangroves and inland valley bottoms

2.5  Inundation Land Types

2.6  Natural hazards

2.7  Land cover

2.8  Land use

2.9  Land use change

2.10  Land Productivity

2.11  Environmental Impact of land uses

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2.1  Physiography

Physiographic characters

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Location and Natural Resources]

2.1 > 2.


2.2  Soils

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Land Resources]

[Link 2.2.1: Directory of Soil Institutions and Experts in Africa] [new]

2.2 > 2.



2.3  Agroecological systems

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Land Resources]

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Agricultural Resources (Crops)]

[GIEWS: Uganda - Crop Zones]

2.3 > 2.


2.4  Wetlands, mangroves and inland valley bottoms

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Wetland Resources]

2.4 > 2.


2.5  Inundation Land Types

2.5 > 2.



2.6  Natural hazards

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Climate Change]

2.6 > 2.


2.7  Land cover

[GIEWS: Uganda - Satellite Images - Normalized Difference Vegetation Index]

2.7 > 2.



2.8  Land use

Land tenure system

[Uganda land tenure (1990-1996)]

2.8 > 2.


2.9  Land use change

2.9 > 2.


2.10  Land Productivity

[GIEWS: Uganda - Crop Calendar]

2.10 > 2.


2.11  Environmental Impact of land uses

2.11 > 2.


3.   Water Resources (AQUASTAT)

3.1  Hydrography

3.2  Irrigation and drainage

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3.1  Hydrography

[AQUASTAT: Uganda]

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Water Resources]

[FAO-WAICENT - GEOGRAPHY, POPULATION AND WATER RESOURCES : Uganda ]

3.1 > 3.


3.2  Irrigation and drainage

3.2 > 3.


4.   Plant nutrient resources

4.1  Plant nutrient use and nutrient balance

4.2  Fertilizer production and costs

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4.1  Plant nutrient use and nutrient balance

4.1 > 4.


4.2  Fertilizer production and costs

4.2 > 4.


5.   Hot spots

5.0  Overview: constraints to sustainable agriculture

5.1  Land-related constraints

5.2  Water-related constraints

5.3  Plant Nutrition-related constraints

5.4  Other constraints

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5.0  Overview

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Environment and Development]

5.0 > 5.


5.1  Land-related constraints to sustainable agriculture

Extent and Causes of Land Degradation

[FAO-AGL - Management of Degraded Soils in Southern and East Africa : Uganda ]

[Text 5.1.1: Land degradationin Uganda: Its extent and impact]

5.1 > 5.


5.2  Water-related constraints to sustainable agriculture

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Water Resources]

5.2 > 5.


5.3  Plant Nutrition-related constraints to sustainable agriculture

5.3 > 5.


5.4  Other constraints to sustainable agriculture

5.4 > 5.


6.   Bright spots

6.0  Overview: society's response to ameliorate the situation

6.1  Land-related response indicators

6.2  Water-related response indicators

6.3  Plant Nutrition-related response indicators

6.4  Other response indicators

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6.0  Overview: society's response to ameliorate the situation

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Legal, policy and institutional framework]

[1996 State of the Environment Report: Environmental education and awareness]

6.0 > 6.


6.1  Land-related response indicators

6.1 > 6.


6.2  Water-related response indicators

6.2 > 6.


6.3  Plant Nutrition-related response indicators

6.3 > 6.



6.4  Other response indicators

6.4 > 6.


7.   Challenges and viewpoints


[1996 State of the Environment Report: Environment and Development]

[USAID Famine Early Warning System Special Report 97-9 : Uganda]

[UNRISD Gender and the Expansion of Non-traditional Agricultural Exports in Uganda]

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8.   References and related internet links

8.1  References

8.2  Related internet links

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8.1  References


Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) : Uganda
http://www.fao.org/giews/english/basedocs/uga/ugatoc1e.htm

1996 State of the Environment Report : Uganda
http://www.easd.org.za/Soe/Uganda/Soe96.htm

www.geographic.org : Uganda
http://www.photius.com/wfb2000/countries/uganda/uganda_geography.html

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8.2  Related internet links

Uganda in General

CIA Fact Book: Uganda
http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ug.html
annotation: Uganda page of CIA fact book. Reference for a basic figures on the country. [editor's note, 03/05/01]

World Atlas.com: Uganda
http://www.graphicmaps.com/aatlas/africa/facts/uganda.htm
annotation: The site offers general and broad fact-figures on the country. [editor's note, 03/05/01]

 

Land, Water, and Plant Nutrition

New Agriculturist On-line: Country Profile - Uganda
http://www.new-agri.co.uk/98-3/countryp.html
annotation: This site features topics on sustainable agricultural development in the wide perspectives and prospectives to the present state and the outlook of agriculture in the future. Special focus is on animals, seeds, pesticides, diseases, and genetic engineering. [editor's note, 03/05/01]

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Land Tenure Center : Publication list- Uganda
http://www.wisc.edu/ltc/pubafr.html#uga
annotation: ture. This is a list of publications on land tenure system and its various impacts in Uganda. [editor's note, 03/05/01]

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