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Which type of wood is obtained from Mabira forest?

Which type of wood is obtained from Mabira forest?

Logging began in the early 20th century, and the characteristic trees East African mahogany (Khaya anthotheca) and mvule (Milicia excelsa) that were present in the 1950s have been since mostly been cut down for their valuable timber.

Who owns Mabira forest?

Mabira Forest Lodge, a modern eco – friendly facility by the Alam Group of Companies is nearing completion. Mabira Central Forest Reserve is located on the main Kampala – Jinja Highway in Mukono District. It is 54 km from the City Centre of Kampala and 26 km from Jinja Town.

Which is the biggest forest in Uganda?

Which forest is found in western Uganda? Budongo Central Forest Reserve is the largest survival natural forest in Uganda, with a total surface of approximately 825 square km, of which 430 square km is continuous forest.

What is the biggest natural forest in central Uganda?

List of Central Forest Reserves in Uganda:

Rank Name Size in km²
1 Budongo 817
2 Bugoma 400
3 Buhungiro 11
4 Bujawe 50

Which animals are in Mabira forest?

Mabira forest has also got a good number of trails that tourists can use and come across wild animals like duikers, bush pigs, grey cheeked Mangebay, baboon, colobus monkeys, fruit tailed bat and red tailed monkey to mention a few, there are also over 90 moth species.

What is the largest game park in Uganda?

MFNP is Uganda’s largest national park. It measures approximately 3,893 square kilometres (1,503 sq mi). The park is bisected by the Victoria Nile from east to west for a distance of about 115 kilometres (71 mi).

How many forests are there in Uganda?

The total forest reserve area is estimated at 1,277,684 hectares, of which 99.6 % is under the Central Forest Reserves while 0.4% is on Local Forest Reserves. National Forestry Authority is the lead agency mandated to manage all 506 Central Forest Reserves in Uganda.

What is the smallest game park in Uganda?

Semuliki Valley National Park It’s the smallest of all the Uganda national parks covering only 220 square kilometers.

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