Shan Oakes, Beverley, writes,
I am joining Friends of the Earth Uganda (NAPE) in their campaign to protect Uganda's unique heritage.
We lived in Uganda for a few years (2001-4) and saw how beautiful it is - although we were aware of how much of it had already been deforested. Please don't be tricked into ruining your wonderful country for another short term commercial modernist 'solution'.
We visited the Ssesse Islands and know that they are a fantastic tourism resource - but not if they are turned into monoculture plantations (the products of which are boycotted by growing numbers of people). Please support permaculture instead. (more)