Meeting Report: Navigating Trade-offs in Landscape Scale Planning: Biodiversity, Oil, Timber, Carbon and Agriculture — A case study of the Murchison-Semliki Landscape
This was the second workshop in Murchison-Semliki Landscape (WCS) in Kampala (July 2, 2013) that brought together 20+ representatives from government, industry, donor, NGO, and academic institutions to present findings from the refined analysis and discuss communication strategy.
Based on feedback of attendees at the first workshop (in Kampala on 27-28th August 2012 for conservation managers, planners, members of the development community and government), WCS updated the data used in the analysis over the course of the next year and refined the scenarios and included in the analysis. The results of the more refined analysis were presented at workshop on July 3rd at the Metropole Hotel in Kampala. The aim of this report is to provide a summary of the meeting. The agenda for this workshop can be found in Appendix 1. The meeting was well attended with members of ministries of the government of Uganda, international and national NGOs, Makere University, industry (Total Oil), and members of the strategic environmental assessment team for oil in Uganda.