By Annika McGinnis January 15, 2020
On the shores of Lake Victoria, southeastern Uganda, a Norwegian timber plantation sells carbon credits on the international carbon market as part of the global effort to fight climate change. Climate finance was designed to bring money and development to the local communities that host such major tree-growing projects. But in the case of Bukaleba Forest Reserve, four communities that have lived on the land for generations are struggling to survive.
This InfoNile.org story by Annika McGinnis was supported with funding from the Pulitzer Center and IHE Delft Global Partnership for Water and Development.