Guidelines on the management of river banks and lake shores. | Land Portal

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January 2000
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These guidelines contain principles of and rules for the management and conservation of river banks and lake shores in Uganda They define functions and duties of Environment Officers and Local Councils and the duties of landowners notably in respect of: (a) soil engineering; (b) agroforestry; (c) mulching; (d) bunding; (e) grassing; (f) control of livestock grazing; and (g) terracing. Specified activities with respect to river banks and lake shores are controlled. Government or a local government shall not lease out or otherwise alienate any river bank and lake shores. Protection zones near to shores and banks are established.

Implements: National Environment Statute, 1995 (Statute No. 4 of 1995). (1995-05-17)

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Hupperts, Rudolph

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