Building Cities’ Biodiversity Portfolios: The Mapping of Urban Natural Assets in Kampala City, Uganda

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Ecosystems health is in so many ways a premise to human wellbeing. Well-functioning ecosystems provide a steady flow of goods and services including but not limited to food, climate regulation, nutrient cycling, and aesthetic amenities. Today, however, many ecosystems and the services they provide are under increasing pressure most so in the densely populated urban areas. Kampala city with a day time human population of about 3 million people and an annual population growth rate of 4% was ranked as the 13th fastest growing cities on the planet.
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