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1.FOURTH NATIONAL REPORT TO THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY MINISTRY OF WATER AND ENVIRONMENT

Uganda is a land locked country which lies between latitudes and longitudes 4.20 N and 1.50S and 280E and 350W respectively. Its neighbours are Kenya to the East, Tanzania
and Rwanda to the South and Southwest respectively, the Sudan to the North and theDemocratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the West. Uganda covers an estimated total area of 241,551km2. Uganda is located in an area where seven of Africa's distinct biogeographic regions or phytochoria converge. Given Uganda's location in a zone between the ecological communities that are characteristic of the drier East African savannas and the more moist West African rain forests, combined with high altitude ranges, the country has a high level of biological diversity.Click here to download full report

2.FIRST NATIONAL REPORT ON THECONSERVATION BIODIVERSITY IN UGANDA

The preparation of the report is in accordance with Article 26 of the CBD and the Resolution and recommendations of the 2nd Conference of the Parties (Jakarta, Indonesia, November 1995). Because the preparation of the Biodiversity strategy and Action Plan has only just begun, this report could be regarded as an "Interim Report". The report covers initiatives by Uganda in implementing the Convention in accordance with Article 6 of the Convention regarding measures aimed at conservation and sustainable use of biological resources. It also touches on implementation of other articles of the Convention. Click here to download full report

3. THIRD NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY REPORT

A team of national consultants knowledgeable in Biodiversity conservation issues was hired by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) to undertake a study and compile this report. They were, among other things, required to compile information on important Biodiversity resources in Uganda; look at the Articles of the Convention and the corresponding decisions of the Conference of the Parties; and through interviewing stakeholders and reference to existing reports and institutions, compile a report on the degree of implementation of the Convention articles and corresponding decisions of the Conference of the parties. Click here to download full report

4.TIMELY SUBMISSION OF NATIONAL REPORTS KEY TO THE SUCCESS OF THE NAGOYA BIODIVERSITY SUMMIT AND THE HIGH-LEVEL MEETING DURING THE SIXTY-FIFTH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Montreal, 21 May 2009 – As of 21 May, the following Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (a total of 46) have submitted their fourth national reports: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Belarus, Bhutan, Botswana, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Cote d Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Estonia, European Community, Ghana, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Niue, Norway, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uganda, United Kingdom, Viet Nam.Click here to download full report

5.NATIONAL WORKING GROUP FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE 5TH NATIONAL REPORT TO THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
April 2013

6.PROVISIONAL OUTLINE OF THE FIFTH NATIONAL REPORT TO THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY 
(1 MARCH 2013)