Uganda Wetlands Extent and Types 1996

Extent and types (permanent and seasonal) of wetlands in Uganda, extracted from the national 1996 land cover map, based on interpretation of satellite images.

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Data used in map 2 of "Mapping a Better Future: How Spatial Analysis Can Benefit Wetlands and Reduce Poverty in Uganda." from Wetlands Management Department, Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda; Uganda Bureau of Statistics; International Livestock Research Institute; and World Resources Institute. 2009.


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NATIONAL FOREST AUTHORITY (NFA). 1996. Land Cover GIS Database. Kampala, Uganda: Government of Uganda, NFA.

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Project: Ecosystem Service Mapping

Page Last Updated: August 19, 2016

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