Promoting Coexistence between Humans and Plant Diversity in and around Kibale forest in Kamwenge District.

Sub- Grantee: African Volunteer  Association (AVA)

Area: Businge Village, Businge Parish, Kamwenge Subcounty, Kamwenge District; Kibale Forest
Thematic Area: Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change Adaptation
Implementation End Date: February 14th, 2019 to August 31st, 2019
Goal: Conserve plant diversity and promote its co-existence with local communities for wellbeing.

Objectives

  • To create institutions and frameworks to facilitate the sharing of material and personal resources
    among its members so that they can participate in the eradication of all that dehumanizes human
    beings, especially in Africa;
  • To facilitate the pursuit of research in different areas to promote sharing, solidarity and the
    improvement of the material welfare of the members and their communities;
  • To participate, at local, national and other levels, in efforts of promoting social and environmental
    justice.

Problem statement.
Biodiversity in general refers to life in its different forms, humans, plants, animals, and microorganisms,
exist in a diversified manner. It’s known that when this diversity of existence is changed, the whole of
life systems are affected. The AVA project therefore promotes plant biodiversity by identifying existing
plant biodiversity, finding threatened and extinct species in the chosen areas, and providing means and
facilities for promoting plant biodiversity which includes, Conserving and preserving what is existing,
preserving and propagating what is threatened and restoring where it is possible, what has gone extinct
Conserve plant diversity and promote its co-existence with local communities for wellbeing.