Byline: Joseph Miti
The government has embarked on boundary demarcation and gazetting of wetlands countrywide in a move aimed at conserving the marshlands, which are fast disappearing due to encroachment.
The Water and Environment minister, Ms Maria Mutagamba, said the demarcation exercise has started with wetlands in Kampala and other municipalities where the wetlands are at highest risk of extinction.
"Demarcation has started to protect our natural resources and we beg the population to collaborate with all those carrying out the exercise," Ms Mutagamba said during a press conference on the World Wetlands Day at the Media Centre in Kampala on Monday. "It …