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Combating Illegal Logging

EU head of delegations to Uganda with minister of environment and Friends of Zoka members visit the depleting Zoka Forest

EU Delegation Visit Zoka Forest

A delegation from the European Union (EU) has visited the Zoka central forest reserve in Adjumani district to ascertain the level of destruction due to illegal logging

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Adjumani district fails to enforce Gen. Ali’s directives on logging

Adjumani district fails to enforce directives on logging

Adjumani district officials have allegedly failed to implement the directives issued by Gen. Moses Ali, the First Deputy Prime Minister on logging in Zoka forest reserve

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Friends of Zoka engages with cultural leaders in Adjumani district

Engagement with cultural leaders in Adjumani district

This is in effort to galvanise grassroots in combating illegal logging and charcoal business, on the background that the culture and traditions of the Ma'di people rotates around a tree

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Afforestation Drive
Friends of Zoka and school pupils on World Environment Day 2021
Afforestation Drive
Friends of Zoka team leader and other stakeholders on World Environment Day 2021


The World Environment Day 2021

World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5, annually to encourage awareness and environmental protection.

The COVID-19 Pandemic that the world has been dealing with for almost one and half years now has shown how disastrous the consequences of ecosystem loss can be. By shrinking the area of natural habitat for animals, we have created ideal conditions for pathogens – including coronaviruses – to spread. The fact remains that only with healthy ecosystems can we enhance people’s livelihoods, counteract climate change and stop the collapse of biodiversity.
The theme for World Environment Day 2021 is 'Ecosystem Restoration' and Pakistan will be the global host for the day. This World Environment Day will kick off the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030), a global mission to revive billions of hectares, from forests to farmlands, from the top of mountains to the depth of the sea...


Marking World Forest Day 2021

The world marks the international Day of Forests, to us at Friends of Zoka, we take this as an opportunity to reechoe the call for sustainable use of forest resource that nature has blessed us with, this has been our commitment, a pledge to stand by Zoka Central Forest Reserve and other Forests world over, a commitment to walk a journey in love with mother nature.
Afforestation Drive
Amanzuru William Leslie plants a tree

Environmental crime alert!

Active loggers in zoka forest central reserve. Friends of Zoka


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