Land use and land cover change and its implications in Kagera river basin, East Africa

  title={Land use and land cover change and its implications in Kagera river basin, East Africa},
  author={Robel Ogbaghebriel Berakhi and Tonny J. Oyana and Samuel Adu-Prah},
  journal={African Geographical Review},
  pages={209 - 231}
The Kagera basin has experienced major land use/cover changes in tropical forests, woodlands, and savannas due to the incessant conversion of land to agricultural and settlement use. While the land use/cover change has accelerated land degradation, biodiversity loss, and climate change in the region, few studies exist on the drivers and implications of land use/cover dynamics in the basin. The study quantified the historical land use/cover changes beginning from 1984 to 2011 and predicted… 
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