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Photo gallery: Bwindi World Heritage Site

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Through an FAO project around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, communities that can no longer depend on resources from within the park for their living have found new ways to generate income. Practical small-scale enterprises have been set up to improve livelihoods using natural resources in a sustainable way.

Building on traditional skills, handicraft entrepreneurs have developed new products, using raw materials grown in home gardens and residues from agricultural production, rather than materials collected in the park.

 

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