• TIST Uganda

    Since 2003

  • TIST Uganda Overview

    TIST Farmers in Uganda

    2,479

    Total number of Small Groups

    15,842

    Total number of Small Group members

    1,254

    Total number of villages involved

  • TIST Trees in Uganda

    6,748,238

    Total of TIST trees alive, growing and being monitored in Uganda

    252,856

    Total of TIST seedlings alive, growing and being monitored in Uganda

    Top 10 Species

    Pinus Patula, Eucalyptus, Pine, Gravellia, Orange, Teak, Cyprus, Mango, Omusizi & Omuguruka

  • TIST Uganda Program Areas

    Amuru District, Uganda

    Amuru

    Total Trees: 61,271
    Total Seedlings: 11,881
    Top Tree Species: Teak, Pinus Patula & Orange
    Number of Groups: 291

    Amuru District is a district in Northern Uganda. It is named after its 'chief town', Amuru, where the district headquarters are located. The administrative headquarters of the district at Amuru, are located approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi), by road, northwest of Gulu, the largest city in the sub-region. It is estimated that the population of the district in 2012 was approximately 178,800.

    Bushenyi District, Uganda

    Bushenyi

    Total Trees: 1,132,500
    Total Seedlings: 1,482
    Top Tree Species: Pinus Patula, Eucalyptus & Gravellia
    Number of Groups: 535

    Bushenyi District is a district in Western Uganda. It is named after its chief town, Bushenyi, where the district headquarters are located. The largest town in the district, Ishaka, is located 75 kilometres (47 mi), by road, northwest of Mbarara, the largest city in the sub-region. It is estimated that the population of the district in 2012 was approximately 251,400.

    Gulu District, Uganda

    Gulu

    Total Trees: 53,639
    Total Seedlings: 1,385
    Top Tree Species: Pine, Teak & Orange
    Number of Groups: 68

    Gulu District is a district in the Northern Region of Uganda. The town of Gulu is the site of the district headquarters and is its chief commercial centre. The district headquarters in the town of Gulu are approximately 340 kilometres (210 mi), by road, north of Uganda's capital city, Kampala. In 2012, the population was estimated at 396,500.

    Kabale Distrcit, Uganda

    Kabale

    Total Trees: 1,521,463
    Total Seedlings: 130,985
    Top Tree Species: Pinus Patula, Eucalyptus & Cyprus
    Number of Groups: 387

    Kabale is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. It is the chief town of Kabale District, and the district headquarters are located there. It is approximately 420 kilometres (260 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. According to the 2002 national population census, Kabale municipality had approximately 41,350 inhabitants.

    Kanungu District, Uganda

    Kanungnu

    Total Trees: 3,281,043
    Total Seedlings: 6,589
    Top Tree Species: Pinus Patula, Eucalyptus & Pine
    Number of Groups: 425

    Kanungu is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. It is the location of the district headquarters for Kanungu District. Kanungu is located approximately 43 kilometres (27 mi), on a winding dirt road, southwest of the town of Rukungiri, the nearest large town. This location is approximately 404 kilometres (251 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda. It has been estimated that the population in 2012 was 252,100.

    Kayunga District, Uganda

    Kayunga

    Total Trees: 25,723
    Total Seedlings: 3,650
    Top Tree Species: Orange, Omusizi & Mango
    Number of Groups: 116

    Kayunga District is a district in Central Uganda. It is named after Kayunga city, where the district headquarters are located. It lies approximately 74 kilometres (46 mi) northeast of Kampala, on an all-weather tarmac highway. According to 2014 National Housing and Population census, the Kayunga population was at about 368,064.

    Kiryandongo District, Uganda

    Kiryandongo

    Total Trees: 47,009
    Total Seedlings: 64,039
    Top Tree Species: Pinus Patula, Pine & Omusizi
    Number of Groups: 108

    Kiryandongo District is a district in Western Uganda. It is named after its 'chief town', Kiryandongo, where the district headquarters are located. Kiryandongo, the location of the district headquarters, lies approximately 225 kilometres (140 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. In 2012, the population of Kiryandongo District was estimated at about 317,500.

    Kyenjojo District, Uganda

    Kyenjojo

    Total Trees: 9,186
    Total Seedlings: 1,300
    Top Tree Species: Pine, Orange & Mango
    Number of Groups: 63

    Kyenjojo District is a district in the Western Region of Uganda. Kyenjojo town is the site of the district headquarters. The district headquarters at Kyenjojo are approximately 274 kilometres (170 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. In 2012, the population was estimated at 383,600.

    Rukungiri District, Uganda

    Rukungiri

    Total Trees: 576,593
    Total Seedlings: 4,814
    Top Tree Species: Pinus Patula, Omuguruka & Gravellia
    Number of Groups: 191

    Rukungiri District is a district in the Western Region of Uganda. The town of Rukungiri is the site of the district headquarters. The district headquarters are approximately 400 kilometres (250 mi), by road, south-west of Kampala, Uganda's capital city. In 2012, the population was estimated at 321,300.

    Soroti District, Uganda

    Soroti

    Total Trees: 41,114
    Total Seedlings: 26,731
    Top Tree Species: Orange, Pine & Mango
    Number of Groups: 295

    Soroti District is a district in Eastern Uganda. It is named after its chief municipal, administrative and commercial headquarters, Soroti, where the district headquarters are located. Soroti is approximately 116 kilometres (72 mi), by road, northwest of Mbale, the nearest large city. In 2011, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics estimated the District population at about 322,000.

  • Latest TIST Uganda Newsletter

    "The Tree" is written and published by TIST participants in Uganda

    April 2019

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